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allylic

[uh-lil-ik] /əˈlɪl ɪk/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the allyl group.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; allyl + -ic
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  • Methyl oleate was brominated in the allylic positions.

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