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benzophenone

Syllabification: ben·zo·phe·none
Pronunciation: /ˌbenzōfiˈnōn, -ˈfēˌnōn/

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Definition of benzophenone in English:

noun

A white, crystalline ketone that is used in perfume, sunscreen, and as a flavoring agent.
  • Chemical formula: C6H5COC6H5

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