Meaning of cyclopropane

cy•clo•pro•pane

Pronunciation: (sī"klu-prō'pān, sik"lu-), [key]
— n. Chem., Pharm.
  1. a colorless, flammable gas, CH, used in organic synthesis and in medicine as an anesthetic. Also called
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