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Parent Hydrides

R-2.4 Polycyclic Parent Hydrides

Polycyclic ring systems may be designated by trivial or semisystematic names (see R-9.1, Table 20, Table 21, and Table 24). Replacement nomenclature may be used in a similar manner to that for heteromonocyclic compounds (see R-2.3.3). Several systems are used to name polycyclic ring systems.

See Also:
R-2.0 Introduction
R-2.1 Mononuclear Hydrides
R-2.2 Monocyclic Hydrides
R-2.3 Monocyclic Hydrides
R-2.5 Substituent Prefix Names Derived from Parent Hydrides

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