succinyl

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noun suc·ci·nyl \ˈsək-sə-nəl, -ˌnil\

Definition of succinyl

  1. :  either of two radicals derived from succinic acid by removal of one or both hydroxyl groups:a :  a divalent radical OCCH2CH2COb :  a monovalent radical HOOCCH2CH2CO

Origin and Etymology of succinyl

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1868


Medical Dictionary

succinyl

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

Medical Definition of succinyl

  1. :  either of two groups of succinic acid:a:  a bivalent group OCCH2CH2COb:  a monovalent group HOOCCH2CH2CO


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