allyl

adjective al·lyl \ ˈa-ləl \

Definition of allyl

: being or containing the unsaturated monovalent radical CH2CHCH2

Origin and Etymology of allyl

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin allium garlic


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allyl

noun, often attributive al·lyl \ ˈal-əl \

medical Definition of allyl

: an unsaturated monovalent radical C3H5 compounds of which are found in the oils of garlic and mustard

allylic

play \ə-ˈlil-ik, a-\ adjective

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