aliphatic

Carbon compound in which the carbon chain is open (non-cyclic).
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Aliphatic

A descriptive term for chemical compounds composed of straight chain molecules.
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aliphatic

Compare with aromatic. An organic compound that does not contain ring structures.
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Aliphatic

• (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, fat; fatty; -- applied to compounds having an openc-hain structure. The aliphatic compounds thus include not only the fatty acids and other derivatives of the paraffin hydrocarbons, but also unsaturated compounds, as the ethylene and acetylene series.
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aliphatic

<biochemistry, chemistry> A major class of organic compounds where carbon and hydrogen molecules are arranged in straight or branched chains. ... A type of hydrocarbon that includes alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes. ... (13 Nov 1997) ...
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aliphatic

(al″ĭ-fat´ik) pertaining to any member of the group of organic compounds having a branched or straight chain structure.
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aliphatic

adjective having carbon atoms linked in open chains
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Aliphatic

[R] The enzyme contains Zn2+. ...
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Aliphatic

Al`i·phat'ic adjective [ Greek ..., ..., oil, fat.] (Org. Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, fat; fatty; -- applied to compounds having an openc-hain structure. The aliphatic compounds thus include not only the fatty acids and other derivatives of the paraffin hydrocarbons, ...
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Aliphatic

An organic compound that does not contain ring structures.
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Aliphatic

An organic compound that does not contain ring structures.
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Aliphatic

any non-aromatic organic compound
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aliphatic

Any organic compound in which the main structure is a chain of carbon atoms joined to each other.
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Aliphatic

derived from or related to fats and other derivatives of the paraffin hydrocarbons, including unsaturated compounds of the ethylene and acetylene series.
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aliphatic

of, like or pertaining to fat or fats in general
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Aliphatic

One of the main groups of hydrocarbons characterised by the straight or branched chain arrangement of constituent atoms. Aliphatic hydrocarbons belong to three subgroups: alkanes or paraffins, all of which are saturated and comparatively unreactive, the alkenes or alkadienes which are unsaturated (containing double [C=C] bonds) and more reactive, a...
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aliphatic

Type: Term Pronunciation: al-i-fat′ik Definitions: 1. Denoting the acyclic carbon compounds, most of which belong to the fatty acid series.
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aliphatic

[adj] - having carbon atoms linked in open chains
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