a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the benzoyl group is present:
- Benzoyl group
the univalent group C 7 H 5 O–, derived from benzoic acid. Historical Examples Researches on Cellulose C. F. Cross Researches on Cellulose C. F. Cross
containing the benzoyl group. the benzoyl group. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various Researches on Cellulose C. F. Cross Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley Researches on Cellulose C. F. Cross Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, […]
- Benzoyl peroxide
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble, explosive solid, C 7 H 5 O 4 , used chiefly as a bleaching agent for flour, fats, oils, and waxes, and as a catalyst in polymerization reactions. benzoyl peroxide A flammable white granular solid used as a bleaching agent for flour, fats, waxes, and oils, as a polymerization catalyst, and […]
to introduce the benzoyl group into (an organic compound).