-yne

noun suffix \ˌīn\

Definition of -yne

plural

-s

  1. :  unsaturated straight-chain hydrocarbon characterized by the presence of one triple bond—in the system adopted by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry to replace the ending -ine in this sense hexyne —distinguished from -ane and -ene

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Origin and Etymology of -yne

International Scientific Vocabulary alteration of -ine


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