xylene


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xy·lol

(zī'lol),
A volatile liquid obtained from coal tar, having physical and chemical properties similar to those of benzene; it occurs as three isomers; m-, o-, and p-xylol; used as a solvent, in the manufacture of chemicals and synthetic fibers, and in histology as a clearing agent.
Synonym(s): dimethylbenzene, xylene

xylene

/xy·lene/ (zi´lēn)
1. dimethylbenzene; any of three isomeric hydrocarbons, C6H4(CH3)2, from methyl alcohol or coal tar.
2. a mixture of all three isomers, with uses including solvent and clarifier, protective coating, and in various syntheses.

xylene

an organic solvent used industrially and as a cleaning agent and fat solvent in microscopy. Narcotic if inhaled in high concentration.
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