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benzenoid

[ben-zuh-noid]Chemistry
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or similar to benzene, especially with respect to structure.
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noun
  1. any benzene compound.
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Origin of benzenoid

First recorded in 1885–90; benzene + -oid
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  • It will be understood in future that a phenol is a hydroxy-derivative of a benzenoid hydrocarbon.

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    Raphael Meldola

  • Similarly all amido-derivatives of a benzenoid character can be “diazotised.”

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    Raphael Meldola

  • These oxygen derivatives of benzenoid hydrocarbons form a special group of compounds known as quinones.

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    Raphael Meldola

  • We are still without any evidence as to the possible transition of the hexoses to benzenoid compounds.