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Aldehyde

A substance with the general formula CnH2nO which has a hydrogen and one alkyl group attached to the carbonyl carbon atom

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Alkane

A hydrocarbon with the general formula CnH2n+2

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Alkene

Hydrocarbon with general formula CnH2n containing at least one carbon carbon double bond

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Ketone

Substance with GF CnH2nO with 2 alkyl groups attached to a carbonyl carbon atom

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Ester

Molecule containing the functional group RCOOR

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Carboxylic acid

Molecule containing carbonyl group COOH

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Alcohol

GF CnH2n+1OH

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Functional group

Group of atoms responsible for characteristic reactions of a molecule

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Homologous series

A family of organic compounds that have the same GF and similar chemical properties