ALL meanings of -yl

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  • suffix -yl (in chemistry) indicating a group or radical 0
  • noun -yl a monovalent hydrocarbon radical 0
  • noun -yl a radical containing oxygen 0
  • noun -yl an organic acid radical 0
  • suffix -yl (organic chemistry) A univalent radical or functional group formed from a given molecule. Thus "propyl" from propane, "benzyl" from benzene, and so forth. 0
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