Other definitions for benzo- (2 of 2)
a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which benzene, benzoic acid, or one or more of the phenyl groups is present: benzocaine.
- Also especially before a vowel, benz-.
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How to use benzo in a sentence
We may here include various coumarin and benzo-γ-pyrone derivatives.
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British Dictionary definitions for benzo-
indicating a benzene ring fused to another ring in a polycyclic compound: benzofuran
indicating derivation from benzene or benzoic acid or the presence of phenyl groups: benzophenone
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