benzene series

benzene series

[′ben‚zēn ‚sir·ēz]
(organic chemistry)
A series of carbon-hydrogen compounds based on the benzene ring, with the general formula Cn H2 n-6, where n is 6 or more; examples are benzene, C6H6, toluene, C7H8, and xylene, C8H10.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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