cycloalkane

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cy·clo·al·kane

 (sī′klō-ăl′kān)
n.
An alicyclic hydrocarbon with a saturated ring. Also called cycloparaffin.

cycloalkane

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈælkeɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any saturated hydrocarbon similar to an alkane but having a cyclic molecular structure and the general formula CnH2n. Also called: cycloparaffin
Translations
cicloalcano
sykloalkaani
cycloalcane
cicloalcano
cykloalkan
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A more general classification divides its chemical components into two main groups: maltenes (polar and napthene aromatics and saturates) and asphaltenes (1).
The AAF-1 contains 14.1% asphaltene (n-heptane soluble) or 3.1% asphaltene (iso-octane soluble), 38.3% polar aromatics, 37.7% napthene aromatics, and 9.6% saturates.