dipentene

noun
di·​pen·​tene | \ (ˈ)dī-ˈpen-ˌtēn How to pronounce dipentene (audio) \

Medical Definition of dipentene

: a liquid terpene hydrocarbon C10H16 that is found in many essential oils, is a constituent of terebene, and is used chiefly as a solvent and dispersing agent (as for resins and varnishes) — compare limonene

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