phenyl

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From φαίνω, shining.

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phenyl (plural phenyls)

  1. (organic chemistry) A univalent hydrocarbon radical (C6H5) formally derived from benzene by the removal of a hydrogen atom, and the basis of an immense number of aromatic derivatives.

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