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cy•clo•o•le•fin



Pronunciation: (sī"klō-ō'lu-fin, sik"lō-), [key]
n. Chem.
any of the homologous series of unsaturated, alicyclic hydrocarbons, as cyclooctatetraene and cyclopentadiene, containing one double bond in the ring and having the general formula C11H2n-2.

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cyclooctatetraenecycloparaffin

 

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