Meaning of camphene

cam•phene

Pronunciation: (kam'fēn, kam-fēn'), [key]
— n.
  1. a colorless, crystalline, water-insoluble substance, CH, occurring in turpentine and many other essential oils, prepared from pinene: used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of synthetic camphor.
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