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Phenyl ring

Similar term(s): phenyl group, -Ph.

Definition:

Functional chemical group with the formula C6H5 where the six carbon atoms are arranged in a ring.

The phenyl group is simply a benzene ring with one hydrogen atom removed and is always attached to something else.

Source: GreenFacts

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Source: Prentice Hall Organic Chemistry 

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