benzene series


Definition of benzene series

: a series of liquid and solid aromatic hydrocarbons containing the benzene ring of which benzene is the simplest member and toluene the next higher member and from which hydrocarbons with condensed rings (such as naphthalene) are sometimes excluded

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“Benzene series.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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