- Benzenecarboxylic acid
benzoic acid. noun the systematic name for benzoic acid
- Benzene hexachloride
BHC. noun another name for hexachlorocyclohexane benzene hexachloride (hěk’sə-klôr’īd’) A musty-smelling crystalline substance that is used as an insecticide. It is prepared by adding chlorine to benzene. Also called hexachlorobenzene. Chemical formula: C6H6Cl6.
- Benzene ring
the graphic representation of the structure of benzene as a hexagon with a carbon atom at each of its points. Each carbon atom is united with an atom of hydrogen, one or more of which may be replaced to form benzene derivatives. Also called benzene nucleus. Compare cyclohexane, Kekulé’s formula, meta2 , ortho, para3 . […]
- Benzene series
a series of aromatic hydrocarbons derived from benzene by replacing one or more of the hydrogen atoms with one or more methyl groups. The first three members are benzene, toluene, and xylene. Historical Examples The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3 Various An Elementary Study of Chemistry William McPherson