iodobenzene

noun
iodo·​benzene | \ ī¦ōdə, ī¦ädə+ \

Definition of iodobenzene

: a colorless liquid C6H5I made usually from benzene by reaction with iodine and nitric acid

called also phenyl iodide

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History and Etymology for iodobenzene

International Scientific Vocabulary iod- + benzene

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“Iodobenzene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/iodobenzene. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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