dioxane

noun di·ox·ane \ dī-ˈäk-ˌsān \
variants: or less commonly dioxan play \-ˌsan, -sən\
|Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of dioxane

: a flammable toxic liquid diether C4H8O2 used especially as a solvent

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dioxane

noun di·ox·ane \ dī-ˈäk-ˌsān \
variants: also dioxan play \-sən, -ˌsan\

medical Definition of dioxane

: a flammable toxic liquid C4H8O2 used especially as a solvent and as a clearing agent for histological preparations

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