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Examples to R-4.2.4

Principal group (from Table 5): -carboxylic acid-oic acid
Parent hydride
(R-2.3 and R-4.1 b, c)
(part of the structure bearing
the principal group):
Parent hydride + principal group: Cyclohexanecarboxylic acid
Substituents: Chloro-
Substituents: Chloro-
Secondary parent substituent: Methyl-
Substituent: Hydroxy-
Secondary substituent name: Hydroxymethyl-
Substituent name 4-Chloro-2-(hydroxymethyl)-5-oxohexyl-
Compound name: 4,5-Dichloro-2-[4-chloro-2-(hydroxymethyl)-5-oxohexyl]cyclohexane-1-carboxylic acid

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