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benzoyl

 [ben´zo-il]
the acyl radical formed from benzoic acid, C6H5CO-.
benzoyl peroxide a topical antibacterial used in the treatment of acne vulgaris; it also has keratolytic, drying, and skin peeling actions which promote evacuation of comedones.

ben·zo·yl

(ben'zō-il),
The benzoic acid radical that forms benzoyl compounds.

benzoyl

/ben·zo·yl/ (ben´zo-il) the acyl radical formed from benzoic acid, C6H5CO—.
benzoyl peroxide  a topical keratolytic and antibacterial used in the treatment of acne vulgaris.

ben·zoyl

(benzō-il)
The benzoic acid radical, C6H5CO-, forming benzoyl compounds.

ben·zoyl

(benzō-il)
The benzoic acid radical that forms benzoyl compounds.

benzoyl

the acyl radical formed from benzoic acid, C6H5CO−.

benzoyl peroxide
dibenzoyl peroxide, a topical keratolytic with antibacterial and antipruritic properties, used in the treatment of skin diseases.