A hydrocarbon with a molecule containing a ring of carbon atoms joined by single bonds.
More example sentences
- They had reacted a conjugated diene with a simple alkene to generate a cycloalkane.
- The group of cycloalkanes are also known as naphthenes, as they are compounds of petroleum or naphtha
- Cycloalkanes are fairly common in the world of organic chemistry, both man-made and natural.
More definitions of cycloalkaneDefinition of cycloalkane in:
- The US English dictionary