the homologous series of unsaturated, aliphatic hydrocarbons containing one triple bond and having the general formula, CnH2n+2, as acetylene, HC≡CH.
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- alkylating agent,
- alkylating drug,
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- all and sundry,
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Also called acetylene series.
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