succinyl

noun
suc·​ci·​nyl | \ ˈsək-sə-nᵊl How to pronounce succinyl (audio) , -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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/succinyl. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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succinyl

noun
suc·​ci·​nyl | \ ˈsək-sən-ᵊl, -sə-ˌnil How to pronounce succinyl (audio) \

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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