amylene

noun

am·​y·​lene -ˌlēn How to pronounce amylene (audio)
: any of several low-boiling alkenes (as pentene) with the formula C5H10 that have anesthetic properties but are unsafe to use because of their toxicity and flammability

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“Amylene.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/amylene. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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