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1

Carboxylic Acid Prefix

carboxy-

2

Carboxylic Acid Suffix

-oic acid

3

Anhydride Prefix

alkanoyloxycarbonyl-

4

Anhydride Suffix

anhydride

5

Ester Prefix

alkoxycarbonyl-

6

Ester Suffix

-oate

7

Amide Prefix

carbamoyl-/amido-

8

Amide Suffix

-amide

9

Aldehyde Prefix

oxo-

10

Aldehyde Suffix

-al

11

Ketone Prefix

oxo-/keto-

12

Ketone Suffix

-one

13

Alcohol Prefix

hydroxy-

14

Alcohol Suffix

-ol

15

Alkene Prefix

alkenyl-

16

Alkene Suffix

-ene

17

Alkyne Prefix

alkynyl-

18

Alkyne Suffix

-yne

19

Alkane Prefix

alkyl-

20

Alkane Suffix

-ane

21

Priority

Carboxylic Acid
Anhydride
Ester
Amide
Aldehyde
Ketone
Alcohol
Alkene (equal except in cyclic)
Alkyne (equal except in cyclic)
Alkane