vinylogous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vinyl and homologous

Adjective[edit]

vinylogous (not comparable)

  1. (organic chemistry) Of, pertaining to or containing a vinyl group
    Aldrichimica Acta Volume 30 No 4 (pdf) from Sigma-Aldrich
    Bulky electron-withdrawing groups can cause the vinylogous portion of the vinylcarbenoid to become the active electrophilic site, but usually the use of nonpolar solvents can minimize this type of reactivity.
  2. (organic chemistry) Describing a homologue of a vinyl compound

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