propyl group


noun Chemistry.

any of two univalent, isomeric groups having the formula C3H7−.

Nearby words

  1. propulsion,
  2. propulsive,
  3. propyl,
  4. propyl alcohol,
  5. propyl aldehyde,
  6. propyla,
  7. propylaeum,
  8. propylene,
  9. propylene glycol,
  10. propylene group


Also called propyl radical.

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