benzoyl

noun ben·zo·yl \ ˈben-zə-ˌwil , -zō-ˌil , -ˌzȯil \

Definition of benzoyl

: the acyl radical of benzoic acid

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Origin and Etymology of benzoyl

German, from Benzoësäure benzoic acid + Greek hylē matter, literally, wood


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benzoyl

noun ben·zo·yl \ ˈben-zə-ˌwil , -ˌzȯil \

medical Definition of benzoyl

: the radical C6H5CO of benzoic acid

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