carboxyl

carboxyl

[kahr-bok-sil]
adjective
containing the carboxyl group.

Origin:
1865–70; carb- + ox(ygen) + -yl

carboxylic, adjective
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carboxyl car·box·yl (kär-bŏk'səl)
n.
The univalent radical, COOH, characteristic of all organic acids.

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carboxyl   (kär-bŏk'səl)  Pronunciation Key 
The radical COOH, characteristic of all carboxylic acids.
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