Definition of stilbene
: an aromatic hydrocarbon C14H12 used as a phosphor and in making dyes; also : a compound derived from stilbene
Origin of stilbene
International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek stilbein to glitter
First Known Use: circa 1868
Medical Definition of stilbene
1: an aromatic hydrocarbon C14H12 used as a phosphor and in making dyes
2: a compound derived from stilbene
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