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[benz(oin) + -ene] C6H6, a highly flammable volatile organic compound that is the simplest member of the aromatic series of hydrocarbons. It is composed of six carbon atoms in a ring and has one hydrogen atom attached to each carbon atom. It is immiscible with water, dissolves fats, and is used as a solvent and in the synthesis of dyes and drugs. SYN: SEE: benzol It is a carcinogen.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Benzene, Benzin, Benzine." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730089/all/benzene__benzin__benzine.
Benzene, benzin, benzine. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730089/all/benzene__benzin__benzine. Accessed April 20, 2019.
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