adipoyl

noun
adipo·yl | \ə-ˈdi-pə-ˌwil, a-\
variants: or adipyl \ˈa-də-pəl \
plural -s

Definition of adipoyl 

: the bivalent radical −OC(CH2)4CO− of adipic acid

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First Known Use of adipoyl

1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adipoyl

adip- + -yl

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