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glyceryl

[glis-er-il] /ˈglɪs ər ɪl/
adjective
1.
containing the glyceryl group.
Origin of glyceryl
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; glycer(in) + -yl
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  • Stearine, a constituent of tallow, is a compound of glyceryl and stearic acid.

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British Dictionary definitions for glyceryl

glyceryl

/ˈɡlɪsərɪl/
noun
1.
(modifier) derived from glycerol by replacing or removing one or more of its hydroxyl groups: a glyceryl group or radical
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glyceryl in Medicine

glyceryl glyc·er·yl (glĭs'ər-əl)
n.
A trivalent radical obtained from glycerol by the removal of hydroxyl groups.

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glyceryl in Science
glyceryl
  (glĭs'ər-əl)   
  1. The radical CH2CH(OH)CH2OH, obtained from glycerol by removing one hydroxyl (OH) group.

  2. The radical CH2CHCH2, obtained from glycerol by removing all three hydroxyl (OH) groups. This radical is a component of many natural oils and fats.


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