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allyl

[al-il] /ˈæl ɪl/
adjective
1.
containing the allyl group.
noun
2.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < Latin all(ium) garlic + -yl
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  • The role of acrolein in allyl alcohol-induced lipid peroxidation and liver cell damage in mice.
  • The mechanism of action of allyl isothiocyanate is not known.
British Dictionary definitions for allyl

allyl

/ˈælaɪl; ˈælɪl/
noun
1.
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group CH2:CHCH2: allyl group or radical, allyl resin
Word Origin
C19: from Latin allium garlic + -yl; first distinguished in a compound isolated from garlic
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allyl in Medicine

allyl al·lyl (āl'əl)
n.
The univalent, unsaturated organic radical C3H5.

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allyl in Science
allyl
  (āl'əl)   
The unsaturated radical C3H5, derived from propene.
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