pentyl

[ pen-tl ]
/ ˈpɛn tl /

adjective Chemistry.

containing a pentyl group; amyl.

Origin of pentyl

1875–80; pent- + -yl
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British Dictionary definitions for pentyl

pentyl

/ (ˈpɛntaɪl, -tɪl) /

noun

(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 CH 2 CH 2 -a pentyl group or radical
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Medicine definitions for pentyl

pentyl

[ pĕntəl ]

n.

amyl
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Science definitions for pentyl

pentyl

[ pĕntəl ]

See amyl.
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