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document Alcohol Nomenclature
The root name is based on the longest carbon chain with the -OH attached. The chain is numbered so as to give the alcohol unit the lowest possible number. The alcohol suffix is appended after the hydrocarbon suffix minus the "e" : e.g.  -ane + -ol = -anol or -ene + ol =...
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