ethylene oxide


ethylene oxide

noun

Definition of ETHYLENE OXIDE

: a colorless flammable toxic gaseous or liquid compound C2H4O used especially in synthesis (as of ethylene glycol) and in fumigation and sterilization (as of medical instruments)

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