noun[as modifier] Chemistry
Of or denoting the radical —C6H5, derived from benzene by removal of a hydrogen atom: a phenyl group
More example sentences
- The composition of peptides was determined by amino acid analysis using the phenyl isothiocyanate method.
- Polychlorinated biphenyls are a family of 209 congeners with 2 linked phenyl rings and variable chlorination.
- We also varied the end group of the trichlorosilyl surfactant, using an amine, vinyl, bromo, or phenyl group to provide other surfaces of differing hydrophobicity.
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