- of, relating to, or similar to benzene, especially with respect to structure.
- any benzene compound.
Origin of benzenoid
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It will be understood in future that a phenol is a hydroxy-derivative of a benzenoid hydrocarbon.
Similarly all amido-derivatives of a benzenoid character can be “diazotised.”
These oxygen derivatives of benzenoid hydrocarbons form a special group of compounds known as quinones.
We are still without any evidence as to the possible transition of the hexoses to benzenoid compounds.Researches on Cellulose
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