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trimethylene

[trahy-meth-uh-leen]
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noun Chemistry, Biochemistry.
  1. cyclopropane.

Origin of trimethylene

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  • It may also be prepared by oxidizing the trimethylene glycol obtained by the action of hydrobromic acid on allylbromide.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1

    Various


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