Pronunciation: (nī"trō-ben'zēn, -ben-zēn'), [key]
a pale yellow, toxic, water-soluble liquid, C6H5NO2, produced by nitrating benzene with nitric acid: used chiefly in the manufacture of aniline. Also called ni•tro•ben•zol Pronunciation: (nī"trō-ben'zôl, -zol). [key]
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