ALL meanings of acyclic terpene

a·cy·clic ter·pene
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  • noun acyclic terpene (originally) any of a class of monocyclic hydrocarbons of the formula C 10 H 16 , obtained from plants. 1
  • noun acyclic terpene this class or any of its oxygenated derivatives, any hydrocarbon from the same source having the formula C 5 H 8 (hemiterpene) the formula C 10 H 16 with an aliphatic structure (acyclic terpene) or two-ringed structure (bicyclic terpene) the formula C 15 H 24 (sesquiterpene) etc., and any of their oxygenated derivatives. 1
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