vinylogous

adjective vi·nyl·o·gous \vīˈniləgəs\

Definition of vinylogous

  1. :  of a related chemical type but differing in having one or more vinylene bridges between functional atoms in an organic molecule acetaldehyde and crotonaldehyde are vinylogous compounds

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Origin and Etymology of vinylogous

vinylog + -ous


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