petroleum ether

noun

Medical Definition of petroleum ether

: a volatile flammable petroleum distillate (as petroleum benzin)

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“Petroleum ether.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/petroleum%20ether. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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