isopentyl

noun
iso·​pentyl | \ "+ \

Definition of isopentyl

: the pentyl radical (CH3)2CHCH2CH2− derived from isopentane; 3-methyl-butyl

called also isoamyl

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History and Etymology for isopentyl

is- + pentyl

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“Isopentyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isopentyl. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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