naphthyl

noun

naph·​thyl ˈnaf-thəl How to pronounce naphthyl (audio) ˈnap- How to pronounce naphthyl (audio)
: either of two monovalent hydrocarbon radicals C10H7 derived from naphthalene by removal of a hydrogen atom in the alpha or the beta position

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“Naphthyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/naphthyl. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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