cyclopropane

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

Definition of cyclopropane

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

Origin and Etymology of cyclopropane

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1894


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cyclopropane

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noun cy·clo·pro·pane \-ˈprō-ˌpān\

Medical Definition of cyclopropane

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


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