benzyloxy

adjective
ben·​zyl·​oxy | \ ¦ben-zə-¦läk-sē\

Definition of benzyloxy

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: relating to or containing the radical C6H5CH2O−

benzyloxy-

combining form

Definition of benzyloxy- (Entry 2 of 2)

: containing the univalent radical C6H5CH2O− composed of benzyl united with oxygen benzyloxyamine

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History and Etymology for benzyloxy

Adjective

benzyloxy-

Combining form

International Scientific Vocabulary benzyl + oxy-

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