succinyl

noun suc·ci·nyl \ ˈsək-sə-nᵊl , -ˌnil \

Definition of succinyl

:either of two radicals derived from succinic acid by removal of one or both hydroxyl groups:
a :a divalent radical OCCH2CH2CO
b :a monovalent radical HOOCCH2CH2CO

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succinyl

noun suc·ci·nyl \ ˈsək-sən-ᵊl, -sə-ˌnil \

medical Definition of succinyl

:either of two groups of succinic acid:
a :a bivalent group OCCH2CH2CO
b :a monovalent group HOOCCH2CH2CO

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