Meaning of benzophenone

ben•zo•phe•none

Pronunciation: (ben"zō-fi-nōn', -fē'nōn), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a crystalline, water-insoluble ketone, CHO, used in organic synthesis. Also called
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