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. [1913 Webster]

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  • C23H48 — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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