cyclohexane

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noun cy·clo·hex·ane \ˌsī-klō-ˈhek-ˌsān\

Definition of cyclohexane

  1. :  a pungent saturated cyclic hydrocarbon C6H12 found in petroleum or made synthetically and used chiefly as a solvent and in organic synthesis

Origin and Etymology of cyclohexane

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1892


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cyclohexane

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noun cy·clo·hex·ane \ˌsī-klō-ˈhek-ˌsān, ˌsik-lō-\

Medical Definition of cyclohexane

  1. :  a pungent saturated cyclic hydrocarbon C6H12 found in petroleum or made synthetically and used chiefly as a solvent and in organic synthesis


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