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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


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