hentriacontane

noun hen·tri·a·con·tane \ˌhen‧ˌtrīəˈkän‧ˌtān, -ˌtrēə-\

Definition of hentriacontane

plural

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  1. :  a solid paraffin hydrocarbon C31H64; especially :  normal hentriacontane CH3(CH2)29CH3 found in many natural waxes

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Origin and Etymology of hentriacontane

International Scientific Vocabulary hentriacont- (from hen- —from Greek hen, neuter of heis one—+ triacont- —from Greek triakonta thirty) + -ane


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