stilbene

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noun stil·bene \ˈstil-ˌbēn\

Definition of stilbene

  1. :  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


First Known Use: circa 1868


Medical Dictionary

stilbene

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noun stil·bene \ˈstil-ˌbēn\

Medical Definition of stilbene

  1. 1:  an aromatic hydrocarbon C14H12 used as a phosphor and in making dyes

  2. 2:  a compound derived from stilbene


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