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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