benzoyl group


noun Chemistry.

the univalent group C7H5O–, derived from benzoic acid.

Nearby words

  1. benzothiadiazide,
  2. benzotrichloride,
  3. benzotrifluoride,
  4. benzoxy-,
  5. benzoyl,
  6. benzoyl peroxide,
  7. benzoylate,
  8. benztropine mesylate,
  9. benzyl,
  10. benzyl acetate

Also called benzoyl radical.

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