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benzoyl

[ben-zoh-il]Chemistry
adjective
  1. containing the benzoyl group.
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noun
  1. the benzoyl group.
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Origin of benzoyl

First recorded in 1850–55; benzo- + -yl
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British Dictionary definitions for benzoyl

benzoyl

noun
  1. (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group C 6 H 5 CO-benzoyl group or radical Systematic name: benzenecarbonyl
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benzoyl in Medicine

benzoyl

(bĕnzō-ĭl′, -zoil′)
n.
  1. The univalent radical C6H5ICO- derived from benzoic acid.
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benzoyl in Science

benzoyl

[bĕnzō-ĭl′, -zoil′]
  1. The radical C6H5CO, derived from benzoic acid.
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