American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The univalent organic radical C6H5, derived from benzene by removal of one hydrogen atom.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An organic radical (C6H5; in the free state, C12H10) found in phenol (or carbolic acid), benzol, and aniline. It crystallizes from alcohol in colorless nacreous scales of an agreeable odor, which melt at 70°C. and sublime at a higher temperature.
- n. organic chemistry A univalent hydrocarbon radical (C6H5) formally derived from benzene by the removal of a hydrogen atom, and the basis of an immense number of aromatic derivatives.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Chem.) A hydrocarbon radical (C6H5) regarded as the essential residue of benzene, and the basis of an immense number of aromatic derivatives.
- From φαίνω, shining. (Wiktionary)
“Phenylalanine (a molecule of alanine to which an atom combination called the phenyl group is added),”
“It would be another quarter of a century before scientists finally identified Carol’s condition she was suffering from phenylketonuria, or PKU, brain degeneration caused by inability in the newborn child to process a chemical called phenyl, a deficiency that can be treated only if detected in its early stages.”
“It is often listed as mercuric oxide, phenyl mercuric acetate, benzoate, bromine, chloride or borate.”
“Well I just came from the deconstructive unconference cumfy cushion session on Silicone the New, Better Silicon, or Regional Imposter, and they confirmed any class of chemical compounds consisting of long chains of alternating silicon and oxygen atoms, with two organic radicals, typically a methyl (CH3) and a phenyl (C6H5) group, attached to each silicon atom is a totally better, more collaborative API.”
“Both are based on a phenyl ring, but meth has a Methyl group, hence the name “METH””
“Formalternate is a combination of propylene glycol, ethylene glycol phenyl ether and phenol.”
“Phenol has the functional hydroxyl group that is then conjugated by a Phase II reaction (sulphation) to phenyl sulfate.”
“Or we could use all those phenyl rings in the lignin in lignocellulosic biomass to make hydrocarbons: or dehydrate sugars to furfurals using ionic liquids.”
“Phentermine, a contraction for "phenyl-tertiary-butylamine", is an appetite suppressant of the amphetamine and phenethylamine class.”
“These days, when sixth-grade science teacher Pat Farrell assigns an earth-science lab on measuring crystals, the girls collect their materials -- a Bunsen burner, a beaker of phenyl salicylate and a spoon.”
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