adjective Chemistry.

containing an aryl group.

Origin of aryl

First recorded in 1905–10; ar(omatic) + -yl Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for aryl



(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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aryl in Medicine




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