Definition of Aliphatic compound

1. Noun. Organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative.




Medical Definition of Aliphatic compound

1. An organic compound in which the chain does not form a ring. Synonym: aliphatic compound, open chain compound. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aliphatic Compound

alined
alinement
alinements
aliner
aliners
alines
alining
alinjection
alioth
aliovalent
aliped
alipeds
aliphatic
aliphatic PVA
aliphatic acids
aliphatic compound (current term)
aliphatic nitrilase
aliphatics
alipoid
alipotropic
aliquant
aliquant part
aliquants
aliquot
aliquot part
aliquoted
aliquoting
aliquots
alisanders
aliseptal

Literary usage of Aliphatic compound

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1. A German-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1917)
"... pa united to an aliphatic compound or radical. Fettgehalt, m. Sat content. ... m. fatty compound, fat; aliphatic compound; fatty or greasy matter. ..."

2. Organic Chemistry for Advanced Students by Julius Berend Cohen (1907)
"... loses its aromatic character and takes that of an aliphatic compound. In this case the compound is termed alicyclic = ac ..."

3. Practical organic and bio-chemistry by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1920)
"As an unsaturated aliphatic compound cinnamic acid forms addition compounds with bromine and halogen acids. It is converted by reduction into ..."

4. A Compendium of Chemistry: Including General, Inorganic, and Organic Chemistry by Carl Arnold (1904)
"... with its derivatives, like a saturated aliphatic compound (see below). The most important compounds of this class are those of the terpene group, ..."

5. Cod-liver Oil and Chemistry by Frantz Peckel Møller, Peter Møller Heyerdahl (1895)
"As said before, we have not succeeded in combining nitrosyl with any aliphatic compound, except in one or two cases to be subsequently (pp. ..."

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