noun oc·ta·dec·yl \ˌäktəˈdesə̇l\

Definition of octadecyl

  1. :  an alkyl radical C18H37 derived from an octadecane by removal of one hydrogen atom; especially :  the normal radical CH3(CH2)16CH2

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Origin and Etymology of octadecyl

International Scientific Vocabulary octadecane + -yl

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