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 (bĕn′zĭl, -zēl′)
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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(ˈbɛn zɪl, -zil)
the univalent group C7H7−, derived from toluene.
ben•zyl′ic, adj.
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Noun1.benzyl - the univalent radical derived from toluene
chemical group, radical, group - (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
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