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xanthone

[′zan‚thōn]
(organic chemistry)
CO(C6H4)2O White needle crystals that are found in some plant pigments; insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol, chloroform, and benzene; melts at 173°C, sublimes at 350°C; used as a larvicide, as a dye intermediate, and in perfumes and pharmaceuticals.
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