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benzoyl

[ben-zoh-il] /ˈbɛn zoʊ ɪl/
adjective
1.
containing the benzoyl group.
noun
2.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; benzo- + -yl
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benzoyl

/ˈbɛnzəʊɪl/
noun
1.
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group C6H5CO-: benzoyl group or radical Systematic name benzenecarbonyl
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benzoyl in Medicine

benzoyl ben·zo·yl (běn'zō-ĭl')
n.
The univalent radical C6H5ICO- derived from benzoic acid.

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benzoyl in Science
benzoyl
  (běn'zō-ĭl', -zoil')   
The radical C6H5CO, derived from benzoic acid.
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