decyl

noun
dec·​yl | \ ˈdesə̇l sometimes ˈdēs-\
plural -s

Definition of decyl

: any of numerous univalent radicals C10H21 derived from the decanes by removal of one hydrogen atom especially : the normal radical CH3(CH2)8CH2

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History and Etymology for decyl

International Scientific Vocabulary dec- (from decane) + -yl

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