cyclopropane

cyclopropane
An explosive gas of characteristic odor; in the past, widely used for producing general anesthesia. SYN: trimethylene.

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cy·clo·pro·pane -'prō-.pān n a flammable gaseous saturated cyclic hydrocarbon C3H6 sometimes used as a general anesthetic

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cy·clo·pro·pane (si″klo-proґpān) [USP] a colorless, flammable gas with a characteristic odor and pungent taste that is an inhalational anesthetic; now little used because of its flammability.

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