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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having carbon atoms linked in open chains.

Usage examples (35)
  • For example, among a class of compounds known as aliphatic esters, ethyl acetate has a fruity, rummy smell.
  • And those tests, Sawyer says, are routinely turning up long-chain "aliphatic" hydrocarbons associated with liver damage.
  • Cytotoxic activity of 6,20—epoxylathyrol and its aliphatic diesters.
  • Death from CNS depression following aliphatic hydrocarbon ingestion has not been reported. 3 for more
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