ethinyl

noun ethi·nyl \ e-ˈthī-nᵊl , ˈe-thə-ˌnil \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of ethinyl

: a monovalent unsaturated radical HC≡C− derived from acetylene by removal of one hydrogen atom

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Origin and Etymology of ethinyl

ethine ethyne + -yl


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ethinyl

noun ethi·nyl
variants: also ethynyl \e-ˈthīn-ᵊl, ˈeth-ə-ˌnil\

medical Definition of ethinyl

: a monovalent unsaturated radical HC≡C− derived from acetylene by removal of one hydrogen atom

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