phen-

combining form

Definition of phen-

  1. 1 :  related to or derived from benzene <phenol>

  2. 2 :  containing phenyl <phenobarbital>

Variants of phen-

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pheno-

Origin and Etymology of phen-

obsolete phene benzene, from French phène, from Greek phainein to show; from its occurrence in illuminating gas — more at fancy


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