[ĕthə-lĭ-dēn′, ĕ-thĭlĭ-]


The bivalent hydrocarbon radical C2H4 that is isomeric to the ethylene radical.

Nearby words

  1. ethylene group,
  2. ethylene oxide,
  3. ethylene series,
  4. ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid,
  5. ethylic,
  6. ethylvinyl ether,
  7. ethyne,
  8. ethynodiol,
  9. ethynyl,
  10. ethynyl group

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