<chemistry> A sulphur hydrocarbon, C4H4S, analogous to furfuran and benzene, and acting as the base of a large number of substances which closely resemble the corresponding aromatic derivatives.

Origin: Thio- + phenyl + -ene.

(01 Mar 1998)

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