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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A colorless crystalline compound, C14H12O3, that is a derivative of benzophenone and is sometimes used in sunscreens.

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  • noun An organic compound used in sunscreens.

Etymologies

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

[oxy– + benz(ophen)one.]

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