thenyl

noun
then·​yl | \ ˈthenᵊl \
plural -s

Definition of thenyl

: the radical C4H3SCH2− derived from methyl-thiophene by removal of a hydrogen atom from the methyl group — compare benzyl, thienyl

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History and Etymology for thenyl

thiophene + -yl

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“Thenyl.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thenyl. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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