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.

Nearby words

  1. naphthene,
  2. naphthenic,
  3. naphthol,
  4. naphthol yellow s,
  5. naphthyl,
  6. napier,
  7. napier grass,
  8. napier's bones,
  9. napier, john,
  10. napier, sir charles james

Also called naphthyl radical.

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