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aliphatic
straight chain of carbon atoms of a propane molecule

al·i·phat·ic

 (ăl′ə-făt′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or designating a group of organic chemical compounds in which the carbon atoms are linked in open chains.

[From Greek aleiphar, aleiphat-, oil, from aleiphein, to anoint with oil; see leip- in Indo-European roots.]

aliphatic

(ˌælɪˈfætɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) (of an organic compound) not aromatic, esp having an open chain structure, such as alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes
[C19: from Greek aleiphat-, aleiphar oil]

al•i•phat•ic

(ˌæl əˈfæt ɪk)

adj.
pertaining to nonaromatic hydrocarbon compounds in which the constituent carbon atoms form open chains.
[1885–90; < Greek aleiphat-, s. of áleiphar oil, fat + -ic]
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aliphatic
the straight chain of carbon atoms of a propane molecule

al·i·phat·ic

(ăl′ə-făt′ĭk)
Relating to organic compounds that do not contain a benzene ring; not aromatic. Alkanes are aliphatic compounds. Compare aromatic.

aliphatic

Describes organic compounds composed of carbon atoms in straight or branched chains.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aliphatic - having carbon atoms linked in open chains
open-chain, acyclic - having an open chain structure
Translations
aliphatisch
alifaattinen
aliphatique
alifatisk
alifatisk
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