mesitylene

noun
me·​sit·​y·​lene | \ mə-ˈsit-ᵊl-ˌēn \

Medical Definition of mesitylene

: an oily hydrocarbon C9H12 that is found in coal tar and petroleum or made synthetically and is a powerful solvent

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