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bi•phen•yl



Pronunciation: (bī-fen'l, -fēn'l), [key]
n. Chem.
a water-insoluble, pleasant-smelling, colorless powder or white scales, C12H10, composed of two phenyl groups, from which benzidine dyes are derived: used chiefly as a heat-transfer agent and in organic synthesis. Also called diphenyl, phenylbenzene.

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