methane series

noun

: a homologous series of saturated open-chain hydrocarbons CnH2n+2 of which methane is the first and lowest member compare alkane

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“Methane series.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/methane%20series. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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