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pinene

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noun pi·nene \ˈpī-ˌnēn\

Definition of pinene

  1. :  either of two liquid isomeric unsaturated bicyclic terpene hydrocarbons C10H16 of which one is a major constituent of wood turpentine



Origin of pinene

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin pinus


First Known Use: 1885


Medical Dictionary

pinene

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noun pi·nene \ˈpī-ˌnēn\

Medical Definition of pinene

  1. :  either of two liquid isomeric unsaturated bicyclic terpene hydrocarbons C10H16 of which one is a major constituent of wood turpentine




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "pinene" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "pinene"


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