isopropyl group


noun Chemistry.

the univalent group C3H7, an isomer of the propyl group.

Nearby words

  1. isoprenoid,
  2. isopropanol,
  3. isopropyl,
  4. isopropyl alcohol,
  5. isopropyl ether,
  6. isopropylbenzene,
  7. isopropylideneacetone,
  8. isoproterenol,
  9. isopter,
  10. isopteran

Origin of isopropyl group

First recorded in 1950–55

Also called isopropyl radical.

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