ethinyl

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ethi·nyl

noun \e-ˈthī-nəl, ˈe-thə-ˌnil\

Definition of ETHINYL

:  a monovalent unsaturated radical HC≡C− derived from acetylene by removal of one hydrogen atom

Variants of ETHINYL

ethi·nyl also ethy·nyl \e-ˈthī-nəl, ˈe-thə-ˌnil\

Origin of ETHINYL

ethine ethyne + -yl
First Known Use: 1929

ethi·nyl

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ETHINYL

: a monovalent unsaturated radical HC≡C− derived from acetylene by removal of one hydrogen atom

Variants of ETHINYL

ethi·nyl also ethy·nyl \e-ˈthīn-əl, ˈeth-ə-ˌnil\

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