Geneva system

Geneva system

[jə¦nē·və ′sis·təm]
(organic chemistry)
An international system of nomenclature for organic compounds based on hydrocarbon derivatives; names correspond to the longest straight carbon chain in the molecule.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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