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Kekulé formula

/ (ˈkɛkjəˌleɪ) /
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noun

a representation of the benzene molecule as six carbon atoms at the corners of a regular hexagon with alternate double and single bonds joining them and with one hydrogen atom bound to each carbon atomSee benzene ring

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Word Origin for Kekulé formula

C19: named after Friedrich August Kekulé von Stradonitz (1829–96), German chemist
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