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benzal

[ben-zal] /ˈbɛn zæl/ Chemistry
adjective
1.
containing the benzal group.
noun
2.
Also, benzylidene.
Origin of benzal
benz- + -al3
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  • The first of these is benzyl chloride, the second benzal chloride, and the third benzotrichloride or phenyl chloroform.

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