prehnitene

noun
prehn·​i·​tene | \-nəˌtēn\
plural -s

Definition of prehnitene 

: a liquid aromatic hydrocarbon C6H2(CH3)4 prepared with other hydrocarbons by methylation of mesitylene or pseudocumene by means of the Friedel-Crafts reaction; 1,2,3,4-tetramethyl-benzene

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History and Etymology for prehnitene

International Scientific Vocabulary prehnitic (acid) + -ene

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