Skip to Content


Pronunciation: en

Definition: Suffix applied to a chemical name indicating the presence of a carbon-carbon double bond, propene (unsaturated propane, CH3—CH=CH2).

[G. ene, feminine adjectival suffix]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.