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Spiro Compounds

"Spiro Compounds" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Cyclic compounds that include two rings which share a single atom (usually a carbon). The simplest example of this type of compound is Spiro[2.2]pentane, which looks like a bow tie.

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