camphene

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noun cam·phene \ˈkam-ˌfēn\

Definition of camphene

  1. :  any of several terpenes related to camphor; especially :  a colorless crystalline terpene C10H16 used in insecticides

First Known Use of camphene

circa 1847


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camphene

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noun cam·phene \ˈkam-ˌfēn\

Medical Definition of camphene

  1. :  any of several terpenes related to camphor; especially :  a colorless crystalline terpene C10H16 found in three optically different forms in several essential oils, made synthetically from pinene, and used in insecticides


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