long-chain

adjective \ ˈlȯŋ-ˈchān \

Definition of long-chain

: having a relatively long chain of atoms and especially carbon atoms in the molecule
  • long-chain hydrocarbons

First Known Use of long-chain

1898

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long-chain

adjective

medical Definition of long-chain

: having a relatively long chain of atoms and especially carbon atoms in the molecule
  • long-chain hydrocarbons

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