polyene

noun poly·ene \ ˈpä-lē-ˌēn \

Definition of polyene

:an organic compound containing many double bonds; especially :one having the double bonds in a long aliphatic hydrocarbon chain

polyenic

play \ˌpä-lē-ˈē-nik\ adjective

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polyene

noun poly·ene \ ˈpäl-ē-ˌēn \

medical Definition of polyene

:an organic compound containing many double bonds; especially :one having the double bonds in a long aliphatic hydrocarbon chain

polyenic

play \ˌpäl-ē-ˈē-nik\ adjective

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