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ethinyl

noun ethi·nyl

Medical Definition of ethinyl

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



Variants of ethinyl

also ethynyl \e-ˈthīn-əl, ˈeth-ə-ˌnil\

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