carbaboranes

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.C00802
A class of boron compound of general formula [(CH)a(BH)mHb]c where c can be positive, negative or zero. The CH groups occupy polyhedron vertices, and other hydrogen atoms are either bridging or terminal.
Note:
The contraction '@C00849@' is also well established as the generic name for this class of compound.
Sources:
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1326 [Terms] [Paper]
Red Book, 3rd ed., p. 228 [Terms] [Book]