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thiophene

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noun thio·phene \ˈthī-ə-ˌfēn\

Definition of thiophene

  1. :  a heterocyclic liquid C4H4S from coal tar that resembles benzene



Origin and Etymology of thiophene

International Scientific Vocabulary thi- + phene benzene


First Known Use: 1883


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thiophene

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noun thio·phene \ˈthī-ə-ˌfēn\

Medical Definition of thiophene

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



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