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uranyl

[yoo r-uh-nil] /ˈyʊər ə nɪl/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
the bivalent ion UO 2 +2 , or the group UO 2 , which forms salts with acids.
Origin of uranyl
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; uran(ium) + -yl
Related forms
uranylic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for uranyl

uranyl

/ˈjʊərənɪl/
noun
1.
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the divalent ion UO22+ or the group –UO2
Derived Forms
uranylic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from uranium + -yl
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uranyl in Medicine

uranyl u·ra·nyl (yur'ə-nĭl, yu-rā'nəl)
n.
The divalent radical UO22+.

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