Polyene



[pol-ee-een] /ˈpɒl iˌin/

noun, Chemistry.
1.
a hydrocarbon containing two or more double bonds, often conjugated.
/ˈpɒlɪˌiːn/
noun
1.
a chemical compound containing a chain of alternating single and double carbon-carbon bonds
polyene
(pŏl’ē-ēn’)
An organic compound containing at least four carbon atoms and at least two double bonds. Numerous naturally occurring plant pigments, such as carotenes, are polyenes.

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