methylene oxide


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Related to methylene oxide: formol, formalin, HCHO

methylene oxide

[′meth·ə‚lēn ′äk‚sīd]
(organic chemistry)

formaldehyde, methylene oxide

A colorless, pungent, volatile liquid, readily soluble in water, widely used in the manufacture of plastics and resins and as a disinfectant.
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