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cyclohexane

noun cy·clo·hex·ane \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
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Origin of CYCLOHEXANE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1909
Medical Dictionary

cyclohexane

noun cy·clo·hex·ane \ˌsī-klō-ˈhek-ˌsān, ˌsik-lō-\

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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