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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“Adipoyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adipoyl. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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