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benzyl

[ben-zil, -zeel] /ˈbɛn zɪl, -zil/
adjective
1.
containing the benzyl group.
noun
2.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; benz- + -yl
Related forms
benzylic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for benzyl

benzyl

/ˈbɛnzaɪl/
noun
1.
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group C6H5CH2–: benzyl alcohol Systematic name phenylmethyl
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benzyl in Medicine

benzyl ben·zyl (běn'zĭl, -zēl')
n.
The univalent radical C6H5CH2- derived from toluene.


ben·zyl'ic (-zĭl'ĭk) adj.
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benzyl in Science
benzyl
  (běn'zĭl)   
The radical C6H5CH2, derived from toluene.
benzene
  (běn'zēn')   
A colorless flammable liquid derived from petroleum. Benzene is used to make detergents, insecticides, motor fuels, and many other chemical products. Chemical formula: C6H6. See more at benzene ring.

benzyl adjective
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