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

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1898, in the meaning defined above

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long-chain

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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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