benzoylate

[ ben-zoh-uh-leyt, ben-zoh- ]

verb (used with object),ben·zo·yl·at·ed, ben·zo·yl·at·ing.Chemistry.
  1. to introduce the benzoyl group into (an organic compound).

Origin of benzoylate

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Other words from benzoylate

  • ben·zo·yl·a·tion, noun

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