noun[as modifier] Chemistry
The acyl radical —C(O)C6H5, derived from benzoic acid: benzoyl peroxide
More example sentences
- The half-life of ecgonine methyl ester is four hours and benzoyl ecgonine is about 6 hours.
- The second, with a Î’ max at 267 nm, corresponds to the benzoyl group of the diketone form.
- The screening test for cocaine detects benzoyl ecgonine, the major metabolite of cocaine.
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