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volatile

 [vol´ah-til]
evaporating rapidly; vaporizing readily at low temperatures.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

vol·a·tile (vol.),

(vol'ă-til),
1. Tending to evaporate rapidly.
2. Tending toward violence, explosiveness, or rapid change.
[L. volatilis, fr. volo, to fly]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

volatile

(vŏl′ə-tl, -tīl′)
adj.
Chemistry
a. Evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures.
b. Capable of being readily vaporized.

vol′a·tile n.
vol′a·til′i·ty (-tĭl′ĭ-tē), vol′a·tile·ness (-tl-nĭs, -tīl′-) n.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

vol·a·tile

(vol'ă-til)
1. Tending to evaporate rapidly.
2. Tending toward violence, explosiveness, or rapid change.
[L. volatilis, fr. volo, to fly]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Volatile

Something that vaporizes or evaporates quickly when exposed to air.
Mentioned in: Aromatherapy
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

vol·a·tile

(vol'ă-til)
1. Tending to evaporate rapidly.
2. Tending toward violence, explosiveness, or rapid change.
[L. volatilis, fr. volo, to fly]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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