naphthyl

noun
naph·​thyl | \ ˈnaf-thəl How to pronounce naphthyl (audio) , ˈnap- How to pronounce naphthyl (audio) \

Medical Definition of naphthyl

: 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 15 Aug. 2020.

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