iodoalkane


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

iodoalkane

[ī¦ō·dō·al′kān]
(organic chemistry)
An alkane hydrocarbon in which an iodine atom replaces one or more hydrogen atoms in the molecule; an example is iodomethane, CH3I, better known as methyl iodide.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.