trivial name


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trivial name

[′triv·ē·əl ¦nām]
(organic chemistry)
A common name for a chemical compound derived from the names of the natural source of the compound at the time of its isolation and before anything is known about its molecular structure.
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12) Regarding trivial names listed in the CG II Schedule or the table, one may use the Latinized EU trivial names as they appear in the first column.
ACD/Name is the only systematic nomenclature package available integrating the ability to generate systematic nomenclature according to both IUPAC and CAS Index rules and the ability to convert both systematic names and trivial names to their chemical structures.