cyclopropane


cy·clo·pro·pane

noun \ˌsī-klə-ˈprō-ˌpān\

Definition of CYCLOPROPANE

:  a flammable gaseous saturated cyclic hydrocarbon C3H6 sometimes used as a general anesthetic

Origin of CYCLOPROPANE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1894

cy·clo·pro·pane

noun \-ˈprō-ˌpān\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYCLOPROPANE

: a flammable gaseous saturated cyclic hydrocarbon C3H6 sometimes used as a general anesthetic

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