benzyl

benzyl

[ben-zil, -zeel] Chemistry.
adjective
1.
containing the benzyl group.
noun
2.

Origin:
1865–70; benz- + -yl

benzylic, adjective
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benzyl (ˈbɛnzaɪl)
 
n
(modifier) Systematic name: phenylmethyl of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group C6H5CH2--: benzyl alcohol

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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   (běn'zĭl)  Pronunciation Key 
The radical C6H5CH2, derived from toluene.
benzene   (běn'zēn')  Pronunciation Key 
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.

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