Kekulé formula


Ke·​ku·​lé formula
: a structural formula for an organic compound that depicts each valence bond as a short line
especially : the hexagonal ring formula for benzene

Word History


after Friedrich August Kekulé von Stradonitz †1896 German chemist

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“Kekulé formula.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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