heptadecyl

noun
hep·​ta·​decyl | \ ˌheptəˈdesə̇l, -dēs- \

Definition of heptadecyl

: any of several univalent radicals C17H35 derived from the heptadecanes by removal of one hydrogen atom especially : the normal radical CH3(CH2)15CH2

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History and Etymology for heptadecyl

heptadecane + -yl

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“Heptadecyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heptadecyl. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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