ethinyl

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

Definition of ethinyl

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

Origin and Etymology of ethinyl

ethine ethyne + -yl


First Known Use: 1867


Medical Dictionary

ethinyl

noun ethi·nyl
variants: also

ethynyl

\e-ˈthīn-əl, ˈeth-ə-ˌnil\

Medical Definition of ethinyl

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


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