Benzene vs Methylcyclohexane - What's the difference?

benzene | methylcyclohexane |


As nouns the difference between benzene and methylcyclohexane

is that benzene is benzene (aromatic compound) while methylcyclohexane is (organic compound) a colourless liquid with a faint benzene-like odour, having the molecular formula c7h14, used in organic synthesis and as a solvent for cellulose ethers.

benzene

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (organic compound) An aromatic hydrocarbon of formula C6H6 whose structure consists of a ring of alternate single and double bonds.
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  • (organic chemistry, in combination) Sometimes used in place of the phenyl group.
  • Derived terms

    (terms derived from "benzene") * benz- * benzenoid * benzeneamine * benzeneazo * benzeneazothiocarbonyl * benzenecyclopentadienyliron * benzenediamine * benzenediazo * benzenediazoate * benzenediazonium * benzenedicarbonyl * benzeneethanol * benzenehexacarboxylic * benzenehexoxide * benzeneiron * benzeneperoxyseleninic * benzeneperoxysulfonic * benzeneruthenium * benzeneseleninic * benzeneselenonate * benzeneselenonic * benzenesulfinato * benzenesulfinyl * benzenesulfonate * benzenesulfonic * benzenesulfonyl * benzenesulfonylhydrazide * benzenesulfonylperoxosulfate * benzenesulphonothioic * benzenethiol * benzo-

    See also

    * cyclohexane * cyclohexene * cycloalkane * cycloalkene * cyclohexatriene ----

    methylcyclohexane

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia methylcyclohexane)
  • (organic compound) A colourless liquid with a faint benzene-like odour, having the molecular formula C7H14, used in organic synthesis and as a solvent for cellulose ethers.