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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

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

(benzō-il)
The benzoic acid radical, C6H5CO-, forming benzoyl compounds.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ben·zoyl

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