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rhigolene

[rig-uh-leen] /ˈrɪg əˌlin/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a petroleum distillate intermediate between cymogene and gasoline, formerly used to produce local anesthesia by freezing.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; < Greek rhîg(os) frost, cold + -ol2 + -ene
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rhigolene

/ˈrɪɡəʊˌliːn/
noun
1.
a volatile liquid obtained from petroleum and used as a local anaesthetic
Word Origin
C19: from Greek rhigos cold; see -ole, -ene
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