diphenyl

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di·phen·yl

 (dī-fĕn′əl, -fē′nəl)
n.

diphenyl

(daɪˈfiːnaɪl; -nɪl; -ˈfɛnɪl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for biphenyl

bi•phen•yl

(baɪˈfɛn l, -ˈfin l)

n.
a water-insoluble powder, C12H10, from which benzidine dyes are derived: used chiefly as a heat-transfer agent and in organic synthesis.
[1920–25]
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The polyphenolic flavonoids share a basic 15-carbon skeleton core structure (represented as C6-C3-C6) consisting of two phenylbenzene (chromanol) rings linked through a pyran ring.