Chemistry. the univalent group BiO+, occurring in certain bismuth salts, as bismuth oxychloride, BiOCl.

Nearby words

  1. bismuthic,
  2. bismuthine,
  3. bismuthinite,
  4. bismuthosis,
  5. bismuthous,
  6. bismutite,
  7. bisnaga,
  8. bison,
  9. bisontine,
  10. bisphenoid

Origin of bismuthyl Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for bismuthyl


[bĭzmə-thĭl, -thēl′]


The univalent radical BiO.

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