aroyl


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aroyl

[′ar·ə·wəl]
(organic chemistry)
The radical RCO, where R is an aromatic (benzoyl, napthoyl) group.
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The absence of these signals in the spectra of the complexes indicate coordination through the phenolic oxygen and enolization of the -C=O of the aroyl keto group and consequent deprotonation.
1971, Co-ordination compounds of hydrazine derivaties with transition metals-III: The reaction of aroyl hydrazones with Ni(II) & Cu(II) salts J.