containing the benzyl group.
the benzyl group.
- ben·zyl·ic, adjective
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How to use benzyl in a sentence
The active ingredient is benzyl Nicotinate (niacinamide), part of the drug group of vasodilators that widen blood vessels.
The first of these is benzyl chloride, the second benzal chloride, and the third benzotrichloride or phenyl chloroform.Coal | Raphael Meldola
Lauryl benzyl phosphonic acid, dipotassium salt, in 20% solution.Junior Achievement | William Lee
The first step is to chlorinate ordinary toluol, one of the coal tar bases, to produce benzyl chloride.
It is then only necessary to brominate the benzyl cyanide by treating it with bromine vapor.
This chloride is then mixed with sodium cyanide in alcoholic solution and distilled, benzyl cyanide being the result.
British Dictionary definitions for benzyl
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group C 6 H 5 CH 2 –: benzyl alcohol Systematic name: phenylmethyl
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Scientific definitions for benzyl
The radical C6H5CH2, derived from toluene.
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