dipentene

noun

di·​pen·​tene (ˈ)dī-ˈpen-ˌtēn How to pronounce dipentene (audio)
: 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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“Dipentene.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dipentene. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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