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dioxane

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noun di·ox·ane \dī-ˈäk-ˌsān\

Definition of dioxane

  1. :  a flammable toxic liquid diether C4H8O2 used especially as a solvent



Variants of dioxane

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dioxan

play \-ˌsan, -sən\

Origin and Etymology of dioxane

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1912


Medical Dictionary

dioxane

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noun di·ox·ane \dī-ˈäk-ˌsān\

Medical Definition of dioxane

  1. :  a flammable toxic liquid C4H8O2 used especially as a solvent and as a clearing agent for histological preparations



Variants of dioxane

also

dioxan

\-sən, -ˌsan\play play

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