quaterphenyl

noun
qua·​ter·​phenyl

Definition of quaterphenyl

: any of several crystalline aromatic hydrocarbons C6H5(C6H4)2C6H5 that contain a sequence of four benzene rings in the molecule especially : the isomer whose central rings are attached at para positions and which is made by pyrolysis of biphenyl

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History and Etymology for quaterphenyl

International Scientific Vocabulary quater- + phenyl

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