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Geminal Hydrogens

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  • Geminal hydrogens are the hydrogen atoms on the same atom in an organic molecule.

    eg. 1:

    H1, H2, and H3 in 1 are on the same carbon atom. Therefore, they are geminal hydrogens.

    eg. 2:

    H1 and H2 in 2 are on the same carbon atom. Therefore, they are geminal hydrogens.