Cycloalkane vs Cycloalkyl - What's the difference?

cycloalkane | cycloalkyl |


In context|organic chemistry|lang=en terms the difference between cycloalkane and cycloalkyl

is that cycloalkane is (organic chemistry) any saturated alicyclic hydrocarbon while cycloalkyl is (organic chemistry) any univalent radical derived from a cycloalkane by removal of an atom of hydrogen.

As nouns the difference between cycloalkane and cycloalkyl

is that cycloalkane is (organic chemistry) any saturated alicyclic hydrocarbon while cycloalkyl is (organic chemistry) any univalent radical derived from a cycloalkane by removal of an atom of hydrogen.

cycloalkane

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any saturated alicyclic hydrocarbon.
  • See also

    * alkane * benzene

    cycloalkyl

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any univalent radical derived from a cycloalkane by removal of an atom of hydrogen.
  • See also

    *alkyl