alkene

noun al·kene \ ˈal-ˌkēn \

Definition of alkene

: any of numerous unsaturated hydrocarbons having one double bond; specifically : any of a series of open-chain hydrocarbons CnH2n (such as ethylene)

Origin and Etymology of alkene

International Scientific Vocabulary alkyl + -ene


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alkene

noun al·kene \ ˈal-ˌkēn \

medical Definition of alkene

: any of numerous unsaturated hydrocarbons having one double bond; specifically : any of a series of aliphatic hydrocarbons CnH2n (as ethylene)

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