benzhydrol

noun benz·hy·drol \benz-ˈhī-ˌdrȯl, -ˌdrōl\
variants: less commonly

benzohydrol

\ˌben-zō-ˈhī-ˌdrȯl, -ˌdrōl\

Definition of benzhydrol

plural

-s

  1. :  a colorless crystalline secondary alcohol (C6H5)2CHOH made usually by reduction of benzophenone and used in organic synthesis

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Origin and Etymology of benzhydrol

International Scientific Vocabulary benz- + hydrol


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