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Tertiary Alcohol

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    If in the molecule of an alcohol the carbon atom bearing the alcohol group is bonded to three carbon atoms, the alcohol is called a tertiary (3°) alcohol.

    eg:

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    See also primary alcohol and secondary alcohol.


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