noun ar·se·no·benzene \ˌärs(ə)nō, ärˌsenō +\

Definition of arsenobenzene

  1. :  a pale yellow crystalline compound C6H5As: AsC6H5, derivatives of which are used in medicine — see arsphenamine

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Origin and Etymology of arsenobenzene

arsen- + benzene

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