Benzil vs. Benzyl: What's the Difference?
Benzil and Benzyl Definitions
(organic chemistry) The organic compound 1,2-diphenyl-1,2-ethanedione, a diketone used as an intermediate in organic synthesis and as a photoinitiator for free-radical curing of polymer networks.
The univalent organic group C6H5CH2-, derived from toluene.
The univalent radical C6H5-CH2- related to toluene and benzoic acid
A compound radical, C6H5.CH2, related to toluene and benzoic acid; - commonly used adjectively.
The univalent radical derived from toluene