closed chain definition

  • noun:
    • Chemistry See ring1.
    • terms applied to the chemical construction of compounds whoever logical formulæ tend to be written respectively by means of a closed band (see Benzene nucleus, under Benzene), or in an open extensive type.
    • (chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop

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