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dinitrobenzene

noun di·ni·tro·ben·zene \(ˌ)dī-ˌnī-trō-ˈben-ˌzēn, -(ˌ)ben-ˈ\

Definition of DINITROBENZENE

:  any of three isomeric toxic compounds C6H4(NO2)2

Origin of DINITROBENZENE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1873

dinitrobenzene

noun di·ni·tro·ben·zene \ˌdī-ˌnī-trō-ˈben-ˌzēn, -ben-ˈ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DINITROBENZENE

:  any of three isomeric toxic derivatives C6H4(NO2)2 of benzene

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