or pheno- combining form Etymology: obsolete phene benzene, from French phène, from Greek phainein to show; from its occurrence in illuminating gas — more at fancy 1. related to or derived from benzene <
2. containing phenyl <

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  • phen — phen·acetin; phen·aceturic; phen·a·cyl; phen·a·kis·to·scope; phen·a·kite; phen·an·threne; phen·an·thri·dine; phen·ar·sa·zine; phen·azine; phen·a·zone; phen·ethyl; phen·e·tole; phen·gite; phen·mi·azine; phen·o·men·ic; phen·ox·azine; phen·oxide;… …   English syllables

  • phén- — phén(o) ♦ Élément, du gr. phainein « briller, éclairer ». ⇒PHÉN , voir PHÉNO 1 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Phen — [↑ Phen ], das; s, e: selten gebrauchte Gruppenbez. für angular anellierte aromatische Kohlenwasserstoffe, die sich formal von Phenanthren ableiten lassen, z. B. Pentaphen (↑ aphen) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • phen- — [fen] [Fr phén < Gr phainein, to show, shine (see FANTASY): term first used to indicate deriv. from coal tar, a byproduct in manufacturing illuminating gas] combining form of or derived from benzene [phenazine] …   English World dictionary

  • phen — phen: Abk. für 1,10 Phenanthrolin als Ligand in Formeln von Koordinationsverbindungen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • -phen — ↑ aphen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Phen- — [↑ Phenyl ] Trivialstamm in Bez. von org. Verb., die sich auf Phenol (historischer Name: Phenylhydrat) oder Benzol (historischer frz. Name: phène) beziehen, z. B. Phenylen , Phenacyl , Phenanthren, Phenoxy , phenon. Vgl. Pheno …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Phen — Original name in latin Phen Name in other language Amphoe Bhen, Amphoe Phen, Ban Moeang Pen, Ban Muang Phen, Muang Phen, Mueang Phen, Phen, phey State code TH Continent/City Asia/Bangkok longitude 17.69614 latitude 102.90689 altitude 180… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • -phén- — phéno , phén , phène ❖ ♦ Éléments de composition de mots de chimie, du grec phainô « j éclaire », introduits « en 1836 par Laurent pour désigner un “radical fondamental” correspondant à la benzine » (H. Cottez) celle ci ayant été isolée dans le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • -phen — a word element corresponding to phen . Also, phene …   Australian English dictionary

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