Benzoylation

benzoylate

[ben-zoh-uh-leyt, ben-zoh-]
verb (used with object), benzoylated, benzoylating. Chemistry.
to introduce the benzoyl group into (an organic compound).

Origin:
benzoyl + -ate2

benzoylation, noun
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