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https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.C00903
An affix used in inorganic nomenclature to denote a chain structure; often used to designate linear polymeric substances.
Sources:
Blue Book, p. 464 (http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/)
Red Book, 3rd ed., p. 245 (https://doi.org/10.1515/pac-2014-0718)