phenacyl

noun
phen·​a·​cyl | \ ˈfenəˌsil, -sēl \
plural -s

Definition of phenacyl

: the univalent radical C6H5COCH2− derived from acetophenone

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History and Etymology for phenacyl

International Scientific Vocabulary phen- + acetyl

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“Phenacyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phenacyl. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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