benzyl benzyl

Definition(s):

  • (n) the univalent radical derived from toluene

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In recent years dermatologists have been curing itchers with benzyl benzoate, which causes less rash.
  2. Useful in carefully prescribed amounts are paregoric, codein, heroin, antipyrin, chloral hydrate, benzyl benzoate.

Quotes

  • "The alcohol in the mixture she allegedly took for her tooth would be benzyl," Baden, former chief medical examiner for New York City, told the Post. "The toxicology reports are straightforward, and it would be extremely unlikely that ethyl...
    on Aug 13, 2009 By: Dr Michael Baden Source: NBC New York

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