glyceryl

noun
glyc·​er·​yl | \ ˈglis-rəl How to pronounce glyceryl (audio) , ˈgli-sə- \

Definition of glyceryl

: a radical derived from glycerol by removal of hydroxide especially : a trivalent radical CH2CHCH2

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Recent Examples on the Web Doctor Boondas had prescribed glyceryl trinitrate for Willy. Diane Williams, Harper's magazine, 28 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of glyceryl

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Glyceryl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glyceryl. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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glyceryl

noun
glyc·​er·​yl | \ ˈglis-(ə-)rəl How to pronounce glyceryl (audio) \

Medical Definition of glyceryl

: a radical derived from glycerol by removal of hydroxide especially : a trivalent radical CH2CHCH2

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