-ylidyne

noun suffix -yl·i·dyne \ˈīləˌdīn,ə̇l-\

Definition of -ylidyne

plural

-s

  1. :  trivalent radical derived especially from a saturated hydrocarbon by removal of three hydrogen atoms from the same carbon atom ethylidyne CH3C≡ —in the system adopted by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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Origin and Etymology of -ylidyne

International Scientific Vocabulary -yl + -idyne


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