thionaphthenemedical dictionary

<chemistry> A double benzene and thiophene nucleus, C8H6S, analogous to naphthalene, and like it the base of a large series of derivatives.

Alternative forms: thionaphtene.

Origin: Thiophene + naphthalene.

(01 Mar 1998)

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