-yl

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὕλη (húlē, wood, material).[1]

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-yl

  1. (organic chemistry) A univalent radical or functional group formed from a given molecule. Thus "propyl" from propane, "benzyl" from benzene, and so forth.

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  1. ^ The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., Clarendon Press, 1989.

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-yl

  1. (organic chemistry) -yl

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