thujene

noun
thu·​jene | \ ˈth(y)üˌjēn \
plural -s

Definition of thujene

: any of several unsaturated bicyclic terpene hydrocarbons C10H16 related to thujane: such as
a : an oily liquid obtained from various essential oils

called also alpha-thujene, 3-thujene

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History and Etymology for thujene

International Scientific Vocabulary thuj- (from New Latin Thuja) + -ene

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“Thujene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thujene. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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