propiolactone

noun
pro·​pio·​lac·​tone | \ ˌprō-pē-ō-ˈlak-ˌtōn How to pronounce propiolactone (audio) \
variants: or β-propiolactone \ ˌbāt-​ə-​ How to pronounce propiolactone (audio) \

Medical Definition of propiolactone

: a liquid disinfectant C3H4O2

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“Propiolactone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/propiolactone. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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