Terpene Hydrocarbons

Rule A-72. Cyclic Terpenes

72.1 - The following structural types with their special names and special systems of numbering are used as the basic for the specialized nomenclature of monocyclic and bicyclic terpene hydrocarbons. The name "bornane" replaces camphane and bornylane; "norbornane" replaces norcamphane and norbornylane.

Examples to Rule A-72.1


Monocyclic Terpenes
Bicyclic Terpenes
Terpene Radicals


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