hydrobenzoin

hydrobenzoin

[¦hī·drō′ben·zə·wən]
(organic chemistry)
C14H14O2 A colorless, crystalline compound formed by action of sodium amalgam on benzaldehyde, melts at 136°C, and is slightly soluble in water.
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