nitrobenzene

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noun ni·tro·ben·zene \ˌnī-trō-ˈben-ˌzēn, -ben-ˈ\

Definition of nitrobenzene

  1. :  a poisonous yellow oily liquid C6H5NO2 with an almond odor that is used especially in chemical synthesis (as of aniline)

Origin and Etymology of nitrobenzene

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1868


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nitrobenzene

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noun ni·tro·ben·zene \ˌnī-trō-ˈben-ˌzēn, -ben-ˈ\

Medical Definition of nitrobenzene

  1. :  a poisonous yellow insoluble oil C6H5NO2 with an almond odor that is used especially as a solvent, as a mild oxidizing agent, and in making aniline


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