organofluorine

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English[edit]

This ball-and-stick model of octafluoropropane represents an organofluorine molecule in which every free bond on a carbon backbone (shown as black) is occupied by a fluorine atom (shown as green).
This represents an organofluorine compound, 1-fluoro-1-butene, in which just one bond on a carbon backbone is occupied by fluorine.

Etymology[edit]

organo- +‎ fluorine

Adjective[edit]

organofluorine (not comparable)

  1. (organic chemistry) Describing an organic compound containing one or more fluorine atoms.

Noun[edit]

organofluorine (plural organofluorines)

  1. (organic chemistry) An organic compound containing fluorine.

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