noun \ˈsək-sə-nəl, -ˌnil\

Definition of SUCCINYL

:  either of two radicals derived from succinic acid by removal of one or both hydroxyl groups:
a :  a divalent radical OCCH2CH2CO
b :  a monovalent radical HOOCCH2CH2CO

Origin of SUCCINYL

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1868


noun \ˈsək-sən-əl, -sə-ˌnil\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUCCINYL

: either of two groups of succinic acid: a : a bivalent group OCCH2CH2CO b : a monovalent group HOOCCH2CH2CO


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