enol

noun \ ˈē-ˌnȯl , -ˌnōl \

Definition of enol

: 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


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enol

noun \ ˈē-ˌnȯl , -ˌnōl \

medical Definition of enol

: 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

play \ē-ˈnō-lik, -ˈnäl-ik\ adjective

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