unsaturated compound


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unsaturated compound

Etymology: AS, un, not; L, saturare, to fill, componere, to put together
a chemical compound that contains double or triple bonds.

unsaturated compound

An organic compound having double or triple bonds between the carbon atoms.
See also: compound

unsaturated compound,

n a chemical compound that comprises at least one double or triple bond.