polycyclic hydrocarbon

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Scope note
Hydrocarbon molecule with two or more nuclei; examples are naphtalene, with two benzene rings side by side, or diphenyl, with two bond-connected benzene rings. Also known as polynuclear hydrocarbon.
polycyclic hydrocarbon
Accepted term: 14-May-2014