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pentyl

[pen-tl]
adjective Chemistry.
  1. containing a pentyl group; amyl.
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Origin of pentyl

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

pentyl

noun
  1. (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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pentyl in Medicine

pentyl

(pĕntəl)
n.
  1. amyl
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pentyl in Science

pentyl

[pĕntəl]
  1. See amyl.
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