cyclobutane

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Ball-and-stick model of cyclobutane, complete with hydrogens

Etymology[edit]

cyclo- +‎ butane From being a circular strcture, a butane chain as a closed ring

Noun[edit]

cyclobutane (countable and uncountable, plural cyclobutanes)

  1. (uncountable, organic chemistry) A simple alicyclic hydrocarbon, C4H8; a light inflammable gas.
  2. (countable, organic chemistry) Any derivative of this compound.

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Structural diagram of cyclobutane, complete with hydrogens

Etymology[edit]

cyclo- +‎ butane

Noun[edit]

cyclobutane m (plural cyclobutanes)

  1. cyclobutane

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