cyclohexane


cy·clo·hex·ane

noun \ˌsī-klō-ˈhek-ˌsān\

Definition of CYCLOHEXANE

:  a pungent saturated cyclic hydrocarbon C6H12 found in petroleum or made synthetically and used chiefly as a solvent and in organic synthesis

Origin of CYCLOHEXANE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1909

cy·clo·hex·ane

noun \ˌsī-klō-ˈhek-ˌsān, ˌsik-lō-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYCLOHEXANE

: a pungent saturated cyclic hydrocarbon C6H12 found in petroleum or made synthetically and used chiefly as a solvent and in organic synthesis

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