oxybenzone

noun

oxy·​ben·​zone ˌäk-sē-ˈben-ˌzōn How to pronounce oxybenzone (audio)
: a sunscreen C14H12O3 that absorbs UVB radiation and some UVA radiation

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“Oxybenzone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oxybenzone. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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