benzoylate

[ ben-zoh-uh-leyt, ben-zoh- ]
/ ˈbɛn zoʊ əˌleɪt, bɛnˈzoʊ- /

verb (used with object), ben·zo·yl·at·ed, ben·zo·yl·at·ing. Chemistry.

to introduce the benzoyl group into (an organic compound).

Origin of benzoylate

Related forms

ben·zo·yl·a·tion, noun
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