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Found Hydrocarbon 21 times.

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1. Aliphatic
A major class of organic compounds where carbon and hydrogen molecules are arranged in straight or branched chains. A type of hydrocarbon . Includes alkane s, alkene s, and alkyne s.

2. Alkane (paraffin)
An organic molecule containing carbon and hydrogen atoms in straight or branched chains, where all of the carbon-carbon bonds are single bonds. One of three major classes of aliphatic hydrocarbon s.

3. Alkene (olefin)
An organic molecule containing carbon and hydrogen atoms in straight or branched chains, where at least one carbon-carbon bond is a double bond. One of three major classes of aliphatic hydrocarbon s.

4. Alkyne (acetylene)
An organic molecule containing carbon and hydrogen atoms in straight or branched chains, where at least one carbon-carbon bond is a triple bond. One of three major classes of aliphatic hydrocarbon s.

5. Chlorinated hydrocarbons
Molecules which are almost entirely carbon and hydrogen, but have had at least one chlorine atom introduced to them that has replaced one of their hydrogen atoms.

6. Cholestane
A hydrocarbon (molecule of carbon and hydrogen only) with 27 carbon atoms that is the parent structure of all mammalian steroid s.

7. Desaturase
Any of several enzyme s that put double bonds into the hydrocarbon areas of fatty acid s.

8. Dioxin
Any in a family of over 200 chlorinated organic chemicals (all heterocyclic hydrocarbons). The term is most commonly applied to a particular chemical, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-paradioxin (2,3,7,8-TCDD, simply called TCDD), which is an impurity in the defoliant Agent Orange and in the pesticide 2,4,5-T (see auxin ). Dioxins are also produced when chlorinated materials such as plastics are burned. Dioxins are known to cause skin diseases (chloracne), birth defects, miscarriages, and cancer .

9. Fluorinated hydrocarbon
A molecule which is almost entirely carbon and hydrogen, but has had at least one fluorine atom introduced to it that has replaced one of the hydrogen atoms.

10. Hydrocarbon
An organic molecule which consists only of carbon and hydrogen atoms, and no other elements.


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