beta-naphthyl group

[ bey-tuh-naf-thil, -nap- or, esp. British, bee- ]
/ ˈbeɪ təˈnæf θɪl, -ˈnæp- or, esp. British, ˈbi- /

noun Chemistry.

See under naphthyl.

Nearby words

  1. beta-indoleacetic acid,
  2. beta-lactam,
  3. beta-lactamase,
  4. beta-lipoprotein,
  5. beta-naphthol,
  6. beta-naphthylamine,
  7. beta-oxidation,
  8. beta-receptor,
  9. beta-test,
  10. betacam

Also called beta-naphthyl radical.

naphthyl group

noun Chemistry.

Also called alpha-naphthyl group, alpha-naphthyl radical. the univalent group C10H7–, having a replaceable hydrogen atom in the first, or alpha, position; 1-naphthyl group.
Also called beta-naphthyl group, beta-naphthyl radical. the univalent group C10H7–, having a replaceable hydrogen atom in the second, or beta, position; 2-naphthyl group.
Also called naphthyl radical.

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