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benzyl

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noun ben·zyl \ˈben-ˌzēl, -zəl\

Definition of benzyl

  1. :  a monovalent radical C6H5CH2− derived from toluene

ben·zyl·ic play \ben-ˈzi-lik\ adjective


Origin of benzyl

International Scientific Vocabulary benz- + -yl


First Known Use: 1868


Medical Dictionary

benzyl

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noun ben·zyl \ˈben-ˌzēl, -zəl\

Medical Definition of benzyl

  1. :  a monovalent radical C6H5CH2 derived from toluene




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "benzyl"


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