benzoylate

transitive verb ben·zo·yl·ate \ˈben-zō-ə-ˌlāt, ˌben-ˈzō-\

Definition of benzoylate

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to introduce benzoyl into (a compound)

benzoylation

\ˌben-(ˌ)zō-ə-ˈlā-shən\ noun, plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of benzoylate

benzoyl + -ate


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