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butyl

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noun bu·tyl \ˈbyü-təl\

Definition of butyl

  1. :  any of four isomeric alkyl radicals C4H9− derived from butane



Origin and Etymology of butyl

International Scientific Vocabulary butyric + -yl


First Known Use: 1869


Medical Dictionary

butyl

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noun bu·tyl \ˈbyüt-əl\

Medical Definition of butyl

  1. :  any of four isomeric monovalent radicals C4H9 derived from butanes




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