acetonyl

noun

ac·​e·​ton·​yl
ˈa-sə-(ˌ)tō-ˌnil,
ə-ˈse-tə-
plural -s
: the univalent radical CH3COCH2 formed by removal of a hydrogen atom from acetone

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary acetone + -yl

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acetonyl was in 1853

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“Acetonyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acetonyl. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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