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alkyl

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adjective al·kyl \ˈal-kəl\

Medical Definition of alkyl

  1. :  of, relating to, or being an alkyl <alkyl mercurials attack the brain cells—L. J. Goldwater>




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alkyl

noun al·kyl

Medical Definition of alkyl

  1. 1:  a monovalent aliphatic radical CnH2n+1 (as methyl); broadly :  a monovalent aliphatic, aromatic-aliphatic, or alicyclic hydrocarbon radical

  2. 2:  a compound of one or more alkyl groups with a metal




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