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noun ben·zene \ˈben-ˌzēn, ben-ˈ\

Medical Definition of BENZENE

:  a colorless volatile flammable toxic liquid aromatic hydrocarbon C6H6 used in organic synthesis, as a solvent, and as a motor fuel—called also benzol
ben·ze·noid \ˈben-zə-ˌnid\ adjective
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