- containing a propyl group.
Origin of propyl
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In one of my dreams, for instance, there is talk of an injection with propyl.Dream Psychology
- (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group of atoms C 3 H 7 -a propyl group or radical
Word Origin for propyl
C19: from prop (ionic acid) + -yl
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- A univalent organic radical, CH3CH2CH2, derived from propane.
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- The radical C3H7, derived from propane.
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