[ proh-pil ]
/ ˈproʊ pɪl /
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containing a propyl group.
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How to use propyl in a sentence
Apothesine, the hydrochlorid of diethyl-amino-propyl-cinnamate, is an efficient local anesthetic.
In one of my dreams, for instance, there is talk of an injection with propyl.Dream Psychology|Sigmund Freud
British Dictionary definitions for propyl
/ (ˈprəʊpɪl) /
(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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Medical definitions for propyl
[ prō′pĭl ]
A univalent organic radical, CH3CH2CH2, derived from propane.
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Scientific definitions for propyl
[ prō′pĭl ]
The radical C3H7, derived from propane.
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