nitrosyl

[ nahy-truh-sil ]
/ ˈnaɪ trə sɪl /

adjective Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. nitroso group,
  2. nitroso-,
  3. nitrosobenzene,
  4. nitrosourea,
  5. nitrostarch,
  6. nitrosylsulfuric,
  7. nitrosylsulfuric acid,
  8. nitrous,
  9. nitrous acid,
  10. nitrous bacteria

Origin of nitrosyl

nitros- + -yl

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British Dictionary definitions for nitrosyl

nitrosyl

/ (ˈnaɪtrəsɪl, -ˌsaɪl) /

noun

(modifier) another word for nitroso, esp when applied to inorganic compoundsnitrosyl chloride

Word Origin for nitrosyl

C19: see nitroso

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Medicine definitions for nitrosyl

nitrosyl

[ nītrə-sĭl ]

n.

The univalent radical NO.

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