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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ben·zo·yl pe·rox·ide

made by the interaction of sodium peroxide and benzoyl chloride; used in oil as an application to ulcers and to burns and scalds, in promoting the polymerization of dental resins, and as a keratolytic in the treatment of acne.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

benzoyl peroxide

n.
A flammable white granular solid, C14H10O4, used as a bleaching agent for flour and lipids, as a drying agent, as a polymerization catalyst, and in pharmaceuticals.
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ben·zoyl per·ox·ide

(benzō-il pĕr-oksīd)
Agent made by the interaction of sodium peroxide and benzoyl chloride; used in oil as an application to ulcers and to burns and scalds, in promoting the polymerization of dental resins, and as a keratolytic in the treatment of acne.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

benzoyl peroxide

A drug used externally to treat ACNE. It acts to peel off surface layers of skin and unblock skin pores. The drug is on the WHO official list. Brand names are Acnecide, Benzamycin, Brevoxyl, Panoxyl and Quinoderm.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ben·zoyl per·ox·ide

(benzō-il pĕr-oksīd)
Compound applied to ulcers, burns, and scalds; promotes polymerization of dental resins and used as a keratolytic in the treatment of acne.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Basiron said the palm oil is the most popular cooking oil in the world, even more commonly used than soybean oil.
Basiron claims the negative reputation palm oil has earned is due to an anti-palm oil campaign, which has been waged by the American Soybean Association (ASA) because the palm oil and soybean oil industries are major rivals in the edible oil sector.
Basiron's honesty has been recognised by the Dubai Municipality, which honoured her.
"In a fast-paced modern life, very few people think to be honest at any cost, here our sister Basiron Abdul Gani has been honoured for her honesty regardless of her poor living situations, to the extent that she didn't even open the bag, which included precious jewels and money estimated at around Dh20,000," Ahmad added.
Here, our sister Basiron has been honoured for her honesty regardless of her poor living situation, to the extent that she didn't even open the bag, which included precious jewels and money estimated at around Dh20,000," said Department Director Ahmed Abdul Kareem.
More engagements, consultations and follow-up actions are needed to remove the European Union's (EU) threat to ban palm oil use in biofuels, said industry veteran Tan Sri Dr Yusof Basiron.
(2) Some authors argue that oil palm plantations can alleviate poverty and improve local people's quality of life (e.g., Basiron 2007; World Growth 2009; Zen et al.
Nivelle conspicuously lacks, however, works by composers closely associated with Bourges (such as Philippe Basiron).
It is hardly worthy of the composer of the Missa Prolationum; and Jeffrey Dean has shown that Philippe Basiron is the more likely composer of the Salve regina II.