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benzal

[ben-zal]Chemistry
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adjective
  1. containing the benzal group.
noun
  1. the benzal group.

Origin of benzal

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  • The first of these is benzyl chloride, the second benzal chloride, and the third benzotrichloride or phenyl chloroform.

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