semisystematic

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

semisystematic (comparative more semisystematic, superlative most semisystematic)

  1. (organic chemistry) Describing a name, part of which is systematic and part of which is trivial

Usage notes[edit]

  • As an example - glycerol - the trivial name being glycerine, the systematic name being propan-1,2,3-triol