R-9.2.2 Simple polyvalent bridges Tri- and tetravalent bridges derived from methane are named metheno and methyno, respectively. Other polyvalent bridges, monatomic or polyatomic, are named in the same way as the
corresponding substituent prefix. Locants enclosed in square brackets are used as needed.
Examples to R-9.2.2
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