nitrobenzene


ni·tro·ben·zene

noun \ˌnī-trō-ˈben-ˌzēn, -ben-ˈ\

Definition of NITROBENZENE

:  a poisonous yellow oily liquid C6H5NO2 with an almond odor that is used especially in chemical synthesis (as of aniline)

Origin of NITROBENZENE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1868

ni·tro·ben·zene

noun \ˌnī-trō-ˈben-ˌzēn, -ben-ˈ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NITROBENZENE

: a poisonous yellow insoluble oil C6H5NO2 with an almond odor that is used especially as a solvent, as a mild oxidizing agent, and in making aniline

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