aryl

[ ar-il ]
/ ˈær ɪl /
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adjective Chemistry.

containing an aryl group.

Nearby words

  1. aryballos,
  2. aryballus,
  3. aryepiglottic,
  4. aryepiglottic fold,
  5. aryepiglottic muscle,
  6. aryl group,
  7. arylamine,
  8. arylate,
  9. arytenoid,
  10. arytenoid cartilage

Origin of aryl

First recorded in 1905–10; ar(omatic) + -yl

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British Dictionary definitions for aryl

aryl

/ (ˈærɪl) /

noun

(modifier) chem of, consisting of, or containing an aromatic grouparyl group or radical
an organometallic compound in which a metal atom is bound to an aryl group

Word Origin for aryl

C20: from ar (omatic) + -yl

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Medicine definitions for aryl

aryl

[ ărəl ]

n.

An organic radical derived from an aromatic compound by the removal of one hydrogen atom.

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