A structure the name of which implies the presence of one or more characteristic groups
and which has one or more hydrogen atoms attached to at least one of its skeletal
atoms or one of its characteristic groups, or in which at least one of its characteristic
groups can form at least one kind of functional modification.
A parent hydride
bearing a characteristic group denoted by a suffix, for example, cyclohexanol, is
not considered to be a functional parent, but may be described as a 'functionalized parent hydride
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