acetonyl

noun
ac·​e·​ton·​yl | \ ˈa-sə-(ˌ)tō-ˌnil, ə-ˈse-tə- \
plural -s

Definition of acetonyl

: the univalent radical CH3COCH2 formed by removal of a hydrogen atom from acetone

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First Known Use of acetonyl

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetonyl

International Scientific Vocabulary acetone + -yl

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“Acetonyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acetonyl. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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