vanadyl

noun
vana·​dyl | \ vəˈnādᵊl, ˈvanəˌdil \
plural -s

Definition of vanadyl

: either of two radicals composed of vanadium and oxygen:
a : the univalent, bivalent, or trivalent radical VO vanadyl sulfate VOSO4
b : the univalent radical VO2

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vanad- + -yl

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“Vanadyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vanadyl. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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