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aryl

[ ar-il ]
/ ˈær ɪl /
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adjective Chemistry.
containing an aryl group.
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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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Medical 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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