lactoyl

noun
lac·​to·​yl | \ ˈlaktəˌwil \
variants: or lactyl \ ˈlakˌtil \
plural -s

Definition of lactoyl

: the radical CH3CH(OH)CO− of lactic acid

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History and Etymology for lactoyl

International Scientific Vocabulary lact- + -oyl or -yl

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“Lactoyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lactoyl. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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