cycloparaffin

[sahy-kluh-par-uh-fin, sik-luh-]
noun
Chemistry. any of the homologous series of saturated, alicyclic hydrocarbons having the general formula C n H 2n .
Also called cycloalkane.


Origin:
1895–1900; cyclo- + paraffin

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cycloparaffin (ˌsaɪkləʊˈpærəfɪn, ˌsɪk-)
 
n
another name for cycloalkane

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For samples where the saturates content is high and cycloparaffin content is high, these differences could be much more profound.
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