variants or acridyl
plural -s
: the univalent radical C13H8N of acridine

Word History


acridinyl, alteration of acridyl; acridyl, International Scientific Vocabulary acridine + -yl

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acridinyl was in 1952

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“Acridinyl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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