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propyl

[proh-pil] /ˈproʊ pɪl/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
containing a propyl group.
Origin of propyl
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; prop(ionic) + -yl
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  • In one of my dreams, for instance, there is talk of an injection with propyl.

    Dream Psychology Sigmund Freud
British Dictionary definitions for propyl

propyl

/ˈprəʊpɪl/
noun
1.
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group of atoms C3H7-: a propyl group or radical
Word Origin
C19: from prop(ionic acid) + -yl
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propyl in Medicine

propyl pro·pyl (prō'pĭl)
n.
A univalent organic radical, CH3CH2CH2, derived from propane.

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propyl in Science
propyl
  (prō'pĭl)   
The radical C3H7, derived from propane.
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