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Definition of "benzylic" [ben•zyl•ic]

  • Containing the benzyl (C6H5-CH2-) radical or any of its derivatives (adjective)

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Use "benzylic" in a sentence
  • "Levobunolol does realy have benzylic local permanezca"
  • "Oxidation of alcohols to aldehydes and ketones Allylic and benzylic alcohols can be oxidized in presence of other alcohols using certain selective oxidants such as manganese dioxide (MnO2)."
  • "Y.; Hudlicky, T.; Ribbons, D.W.: A study of substrate specificity of toluene dioxygenase in processing aromatic compounds containing benzylic and/or remote chiral centers."