HyperDic: chemical_chain

English > 1 sense of the expression chemical chain:
NOUNobjectchemical chain, chain(chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
English > chemical chain: 1 sense > noun 1, object
Meaning(chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule).
Synonymchain
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Part ofmolecule(physics and chemistry) the simplest structural unit of an element or compound
Narrowerclosed chain, ring(chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop
long chain, long-chain molecule(chemistry) a relatively long chain of atoms in a molecule
open chainA chain of atoms in a molecule whose ends are not joined to form a ring
Broaderunit, building blockA single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else
Spanishcadena
Catalancadena

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