arylene

noun
ar·​yl·​ene | \ ˈarəˌlēn \
plural -s

Definition of arylene

: a bivalent radical (as phenylene) derived from an aromatic hydrocarbon by removal of a hydrogen atom from each of two carbon atoms of the nucleus

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History and Etymology for arylene

International Scientific Vocabulary aryl- + -ene

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arylation

arylene

aryl halide

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“Arylene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arylene. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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