tolyl

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noun tol·yl \ˈtä-ləl\

Definition of tolyl

  1. :  any of three monovalent radicals CH3C6H4 derived from toluene

Origin and Etymology of tolyl

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1868


Medical Dictionary

tolyl

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noun tol·yl \ˈtäl-ˌil\

Medical Definition of tolyl

  1. :  any of three monovalent radicals CH3C6H4 derived from toluene


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