aliphatic compound

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Noun1.aliphatic compound - organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative
acetylene, alkyne, ethyne - a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis
alicyclic compound - an aliphatic compound that contains a ring of atoms
alkene, olefin, olefine - any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
alkane, alkane series, methane series, paraffin series, paraffin - a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
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The parts are Stereoselective Synthesis of Heterocycles, Stereoselective Synthesis of Carbocycles, Stereopselective Syntheseis of Spirocyclic Compounds, Stereoselective Synthesis of Acyclic Compounds, and Multiple Bond-Forming Transformations: Synthetic Applications.