from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A colorless liquid, C8H6O, found in coal tar and used to make thermoplastic resins for paints and varnishes. Also called coumarone.
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- n. Any of a class of bicyclic heterocycles consisting of a benzene ring fused with one of furan.
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- n. a colorless oily compound extracted from coal tar and used in manufacturing synthetic resins
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V. (1967) A new benzofuran from the seeds of Styrax officinalis.
As amiodarone, dronedarone is a benzofuran derivative with similar electrophysiologic properties.
Amiodarone is a benzofuran derivative approved for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.