Definition of Dioxane

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any of a class of six-membered, saturated heterocycles having four carbon atoms and two oxygen atoms in the ring ¹



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Definition of Dioxane

1. a flammable liquid [n -S]

Medical Definition of Dioxane

1. 1,4-dioxane;a colourless liquid used as a solvent for cellulose esters and in histology as a drying agent. Synonym: 1,4-diethylene dioxide. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dioxane

diose
diosgenin
diosgenins
diosmin
diosphenol
diosphenols
diota
diotae
diotas
diovular
diovulatory
dioxaborolane
dioxaborolanes
dioxan
dioxane (current term)
dioxanes
dioxanone
dioxanones
dioxans
dioxathion
dioxepane
dioxepine
dioxepino
dioxetane
dioxetanes
dioxgyenase
dioxid
dioxidane
dioxide

Literary usage of Dioxane

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The competitive inhibition constants obtained for dioxane are listed in Table V for ... In an attempt to evaluate directly the effect of increasing dioxane ..."

2. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"Add known amounts of dioxane to eluent in-mL volumetric flasks and dilute to ... By serial dilution, prepare solutions containing 0.01 to 7 mg dioxane/mL b. ..."

3. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"In a mortality study of 165 workers potentially exposed to 1,4-dioxane since 1954, ... Properties 1,4-dioxane is a volatile, colorless liquid with a mild ..."

4. 6th Annual Report on Carcinogens (1991) by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Exposure of the general population to 1,4-dioxane could possibly occur from contact with ... CPSC reported that the presence of 1,4-dioxane, even as a trace ..."

5. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"1,4-dioxane, a dimer of ethylene oxide, is used extensively as an ... Administration of 1,4-dioxane in drinking water at a concentration of 0.5 or 1% for 24 ..."

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