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benzoyl group

noun

, Chemistry.
  1. the univalent group C 7 H 5 O–, derived from benzoic acid.


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These statistics further confirm the localisation of the benzoyl group in the cellulose residue.

It is to be noted that the presence of the benzoyl group renders the cellulose more resistant to hydrolytic actions.

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