cyclopropane

noun
cy·clo·pro·pane | \ˌsī-klə-ˈprō-ˌpān \

Definition of cyclopropane 

: a flammable gaseous saturated cyclic hydrocarbon C3H6 sometimes used as a general anesthetic

First Known Use of cyclopropane

1894, in the meaning defined above

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cyclopropane

noun
cy·clo·pro·pane | \-ˈprō-ˌpān \

Medical Definition of cyclopropane 

: a flammable gaseous saturated cyclic hydrocarbon C3H6 sometimes used as a general anesthetic

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