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phen(o)-

 word element [Gr.],
1. showing; displaying.
2. a compound derived from benzene.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

phen-

, pheno-
1. Combining form denoting appearance.
2. In chemistry, combining form denoting derivation from benzene (phenyl-).
[fr. G. phainō, to appear, show forth]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

phen-

, pheno-
1. Combining forms meaning appearance.
2. chemistry Combining forms denoting derivation from benzene (phenyl-).
[fr. G. phainō, to appear, show forth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012