enol

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noun \ˈē-ˌnȯl, -ˌnōl\

Definition of enol

  1. :  an organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom having a double bond and that is usually characterized by the grouping C=C(OH)

enolic

play \ē-ˈnō-lik, -ˈnä-lik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of enol

International Scientific Vocabulary en- (from -ene) + -ol


First Known Use: 1904


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noun \ˈē-ˌnȯl, -ˌnōl\

Medical Definition of enol

  1. :  an organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom having a double bond and that is usually characterized by the group C=C(OH)

enolic

\ē-ˈnō-lik, -ˈnäl-ik\play play adjective

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