Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Showing; displaying: phenotype.
  • Related to or derived from benzene: phenol.
  • Containing phenyl: phenothiazine.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Greek phaino-, from phainein, to show; see bhā-1 in Indo-European roots.

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