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

First Known Use of succinyl

circa 1868, in the meaning defined above

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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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