methylene iodide


noun Chemistry.

a yellow liquid, CH2I2, soluble in alcohol and ether: used for the separation of mixtures of minerals and in organic synthesis.

Nearby words

  1. methylene azure,
  2. methylene blue,
  3. methylene chloride,
  4. methylene dioxyamphetamine,
  5. methylene group,
  6. methylglyoxal,
  7. methylheptenone,
  8. methylic,
  9. methylidyne group,
  10. methylisobutenyl ketone

Also called diiodomethane.

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