thiophene


thio·phene

noun \ˈthī-ə-ˌfēn\

Definition of THIOPHENE

:  a heterocyclic liquid C4H4S from coal tar that resembles benzene

Origin of THIOPHENE

International Scientific Vocabulary thi- + phene benzene
First Known Use: 1883

thio·phene

noun \ˈthī-ə-ˌfēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THIOPHENE

: a heterocyclic liquid C4H4S from coal tar that resembles benzene and is used chiefly in organic synthesis

Variants of THIOPHENE

thio·phene also thio·phen \-ˌfen\

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