stilbene

noun stil·bene \ ˈstil-ˌbēn \

Definition of stilbene

: an aromatic hydrocarbon C14H12 used as a phosphor and in making dyes; also : a compound derived from stilbene

Origin and Etymology of stilbene

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek stilbein to glitter


Medical Dictionary

stilbene

noun stil·bene \ ˈstil-ˌbēn \

medical Definition of stilbene

1 : an aromatic hydrocarbon C14H12 used as a phosphor and in making dyes
2 : a compound derived from stilbene

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