basketane

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Structure of basketane.

Etymology[edit]

basket +‎ -ane, because of the molecule's resemblance to a basket.

Noun[edit]

basketane (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) a polycyclic alkane with the chemical formula C10H12.

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