isoprene


iso·prene

noun \ˈī-sə-ˌprēn\

Definition of ISOPRENE

:  a flammable liquid unsaturated hydrocarbon C5H8 used especially in synthetic rubber

Origin of ISOPRENE

probably from is- + propyl + -ene
First Known Use: 1860

iso·prene

noun \ˈī-sə-ˌprēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ISOPRENE

: a flammable liquid unsaturated hydrocarbon C5H8 used especially in synthetic rubber

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