trikosane

Trikosane

Tri"ko*sane\, n. [Pref. tri- + Gr. ? twenty.] (Chem.) A hydrocarbon, C23H48, of the methane series, resembling paraffin; -- so called because it has twenty-three atoms of carbon in the molecule.
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