decyl

noun dec·yl \ˈdesə̇l sometimes ˈdēs-\

Definition of decyl

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of decyl

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


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