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adjective ar·yl \ˈa-rəl, ˈer-əl\

Definition of aryl

  1. :  having or being a monovalent organic radical (such as phenyl) derived from an aromatic hydrocarbon by the removal of one hydrogen atom —often used in combination

Origin and Etymology of aryl

International Scientific Vocabulary aromatic + -yl


First Known Use: 1899


Medical Dictionary

aryl

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noun ar·yl \ˈar-əl\

Medical Definition of aryl

  1. :  a radical (as phenyl) derived from an aromatic hydrocarbon by the removal of one hydrogen atom


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