Unit 15: organic chemistry

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a derivative of a carbonxylic acid in which the OH is replaced by the OR from and alcohol.
an organic compound in which the oxygen is bonded to two carbon groups
compounds that have the same molecular formula but different molecular structure.
a simple molecule that repeatedly combines to form a polymer
a very large molecule formed by the covalent bonding of repeating small molecules known as monomers
ring of carbon atoms and at least 1 is not a carbon atom
the controlled process by which hydrocarbons are broken down or rearranged into smaller molecules.
carbonyl group
functional group having a carbon atom and an oxygen atom joined by a double bond.
carboxyl group
functional group consisting of a carbonyl group attached to a hydroxyl group
aromatic compounds
organic compound that contains a benzene ring or other ring in which the bonding of that is like that of Benzene.
unsaturated compounds
organic compound with one or more double or triple carbon bonds
process of making soap
condensation polmerization
act of forming a polmer of polymeric compound
addition polymerization
chemical reaction in which molecules are added to each other to form a long chain of molecules whith no by products.
to convert into an ester
act of process of forming a polymer or polymeric compound
functional group
specific arrangement of atoms in an organic compound that is capable of characteristics chemical reactions.
to combine or treat with hydrogen; especially to add hydrogen to the molecule of a compound.
an organic compound in which the carbon of the carbonyl group is joined to at least one hydrogen.
organic compound in which the carbon of the carbonyl group is joined to two other carbons
Categories: Organic Chemistry