aryloxy

adjective
ar·​yl·​oxy | \ -ˌläksē \

Definition of aryloxy

: of, relating to, or containing a univalent radical ArO (as phenoxy) composed of an aryl radical united with oxygen

History and Etymology for aryloxy

aryloxy-, from aryl + oxy-

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“Aryloxy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aryloxy. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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