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allyl

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adjective al·lyl \ˈa-ləl\

Definition of allyl

  1. :  being or containing the unsaturated monovalent radical CH2CHCH2



Origin of allyl

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin allium garlic


First Known Use: 1854


Medical Dictionary

allyl

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noun al·lyl \ˈal-əl\

Medical Definition of allyl

  1. :  an unsaturated monovalent radical C3H5 compounds of which are found in the oils of garlic and mustard

  2. al·lyl·ic \ə-ˈlil-ik, a-\play adjective




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "allyl" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "allyl"


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