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benzimidazole

[ben-zim-i-daz-ohl, ben-zuh-mid-uh-zohl] /ˌbɛn zɪm ɪˈdæz oʊl, ˌbɛn zəˈmɪd əˌzoʊl/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless crystalline compound, C 7 H 6 N 2 , used in organic synthesis.
Also called benzoglyoxaline.
Origin of benzimidazole
1925-1930
1925-30; benz- + imidazole
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