siloxane

siloxane
siloxane [si läk′sān]
n.
[ SIL(ICON) + OX(YGEN) + -ANE]
any of a class of compounds, varying from liquids to hard resins, whose molecules are composed of chains of alternate silicon and oxygen atoms, usually with hydrogen or hydrocarbon groups attached to the free valences of the silicon atoms

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