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 (bĕn′zō-fĭ-nōn′, -fē′nōn)
A white crystalline aromatic compound, C13H10O, used in perfumery and in medicine. Also called diphenylketone.
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(Elements & Compounds) a white sweet-smelling crystalline solid used mainly in the manufacture of organic compounds and in perfume. Formula: C6H5COC6H5. Also called: diphenylketone
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(ˌbɛn zoʊ fɪˈnoʊn, -ˈfi noʊn)

a crystalline, water-insoluble ketone, C13H10O, used in organic synthesis.
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