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toluene

 [tol´u-ēn]
the hydrocarbon C7H8, an aromatic solvent similar to xylene; it is found in many paints and removers and is considered to be a neurotoxin.

tol·u·ene

(tol'yū-ēn),
A colorless liquid obtained by the dry distillation of tolu and other resinous bodies, and also derived from coal tar; its physical and chemical properties resemble those of benzene. Used in explosives and dyes, and as a solvent in the extraction of various principles from plants.
Synonym(s): methylbenzene, toluol

toluene

/tol·u·ene/ (tol´u-ēn) the hydrocarbon C7H8; it is an organic solvent that can cause poisoning by ingestion or by inhalation of its vapors.

toluene (C6H5CH3)

[tol′yo̅o̅·ēn]
an aromatic, colorless, flammable liquid produced from coal tar, petroleum, or Peruvian tolu balsam. It is used in dyes, explosives, gums, and lacquers and in the manufacture of drugs and the extraction of organic chemicals from plants.

toluene

the hydrocarbon C7H8 used as an anthelmintic against roundworms and hookworms in dogs. Vomiting occurs in some animals at even therapeutic dose rates. Overdosing causes incoordination and tremor soon after treatment, followed by diarrhea.
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