Meaning of 苯

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Pinyin: běn
English Definition: benzene; benzol (chemistry)
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grass) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
    • [ běn ] root, origin, source; basis
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Example Words:
异丙苯 [ bǐng běn ]: (chemistry) isopropylbenzene C9H12 (aka cumene)
苯酚 [ běn fēn ]: phenol C6H5OH
三硝基甲苯 [ sān xiāo jiǎ běn ]: trinitrotoluene (TNT)
二氯苯胺苯乙酸钠 [ èr běn àn běn suān ]: diclofenac sodium (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to reduce swelling and as painkiller); also called voltaren 扶他林
二甲苯 [ èr jiǎ běn ]: xylene
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