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Related to benzyl: Benzyl acetate, Benzyl benzoate, Benzyl chloride, Benzyl cyanide, benzyl salicylate, benzyl penicillin, Benzyl amine
The univalent organic group C6H5CH2-, derived from toluene.
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(Elements & Compounds) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group C6H5CH2–: benzyl alcohol. Systematic name: phenylmethyl
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ben•zyl(ˈbɛn zɪl, -zil)
the univalent group C7H7−, derived from toluene.
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