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fusion name

A composite name for a polycyclic parent structure having the maximum number of non-cumulative double bonds and at least one ortho fusion. Name formation involves the dissection of the structure into contiguous components having recognized trivial or semisystematic names, one of which is selected as the 'base component'. Attachment of the other components is described by prefixes.
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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