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Search Results for: saturated hydrocarbon

Saturated hydrocarbon

saturated hydrocarbon A hydrocarbon that contains the greatest possible number of hydrogen atoms, so that the molecule... Read More

Hydrocarbon chain

Definition noun, plural: hydrocarbon chains A chain consisting of only carbon and hydrogen atoms Supplement A hydrocarbon... Read More

Hydrocarbon

Definition noun, plural: hydrocarbons An organic molecule comprised exclusively of carbon and hydrogen atoms Supplement A... Read More

Fat

Definition noun plural: fats fats, fæts A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More

Saturated fatty acid

Definition noun, plural: saturated fatty acids A form of fatty acid with only single bonds between carbon atoms Supplement A... Read More

Fatty acid

Definition noun plural: fatty acids'' fatty acid, ˈfætɪ ˈæsɪd Any of the group of a long chain of hydrocarbon... Read More

Palmitic acid

Definition noun, plural: palmitic acids A 16-carbon fatty acid, with the formula: CH3 (CH2)14 COOH Supplement A fatty acid... Read More

Behenic acid

Definition noun, plural: behenic acids A 22-carbon fatty acid, with the formula: C22 H44O2 Supplement A fatty acid is a long... Read More

Polyunsaturated fatty acid

Definition noun, plural: polyunsaturated fatty acids Any of a group of unsaturated fatty acids characterized by having more... Read More

Unsaturated fatty acid

Definition noun, plural: unsaturated fatty acids A form of fatty acid containing one or more double bonds and therefore can... Read More

Lauric acid

Definition noun, plural: lauric acids A twelve-carbon fatty acid, with the formula: C12H24O2 Supplement A fatty acid is a... Read More

Lipid

Definition noun plural: lipids lip·id, ˈlɪp ɪd, ˈlaɪ pɪd A fatty or waxy organic compound that is readily soluble... Read More

Myristic acid

Definition noun, plural: myristic acids A fourteen-carbon fatty acid, with the formula: C14H28O2 Supplement A fatty acid is... Read More

Stearic acid

Definition noun, plural: stearic acids A eighteen-carbon fatty acid, with the formula: C18H36O2 Supplement A fatty acid is a... Read More

Butyric acid

Definition noun, plural: butyric acids A four-carbon fatty acid, with the formula: C4H8O2 Supplement A fatty acid is a long... Read More

Valeric acid

Definition noun, plural: valeric acids A five-carbon fatty acid, with the formula: C5H10O2 Supplement A fatty acid is a long... Read More

Very long fatty acid chain

Definition noun, plural: very long chain fatty acids A fatty acid consisting of 22 or more carbons in a hydrocarbon... Read More

Gas

Gas Origin: Invented by the chemist van Helmont of brussels, who died in 1644. 1. An aeriform fluid; a term used at first by... Read More

Monounsaturated fatty acid

Definition noun, plural: monounsaturated fatty acids Any of a group of unsaturated fatty acids characterized by having a... Read More

Marsh gas

Marsh gas --> methane (Science: chemistry) a light, colourless, gaseous, inflammable hydrocarbon, CH4; marsh gas. See... Read More

Palmitin

Definition noun, plural: palmitins A solid, white, crystallizable fat in animal and plant tissues Supplement Palmitin... Read More

Methane

methane (Science: chemistry) A light, colourless, gaseous, inflammable hydrocarbon, CH4; marsh gas. See marsh gas, under... Read More

Bicyclo compounds heterocyclic

bicyclo compounds, heterocyclic a class of saturated compounds consisting of two rings only, having two or more atoms in... Read More