Origin: ethyl plush -ene
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- ethˌyl·eˈnic adjective
ethylene - Medical Definition
- An explosive gas derived from natural gas and petroleum infrequently used as an inhalation anesthetic. Also called ethene.
- The bivalent hydrocarbon radical C2H4 that is isomeric to the ethylidene radical.
ethylene - Science Definition
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