enol

[ee-nawl, ee-nol]
noun Chemistry.
an organic compound containing a hydroxyl group attached to a doubly linked carbon atom, as in >C=C(OH)−.

Origin:
1935–40; apparently < Greek (h)én one (neuter) + -ol1

enolic [ee-nol-ik] , adjective
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enol (ˈiːnɒl)
 
n
See keto-enol tautomerism any organic compound containing the group -CH:CO-, often existing in chemical equilibrium with the corresponding keto form
 
[C19: from -ene + -ol1]
 
e'nolic
 
adj

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enol e·nol (ē'nôl', ē'nōl')
n.
An organic compound containing a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom that in turn forms a double bond with another carbon atom.


e·nol'ic (ē-nŏl'ĭk) adj.
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This is because a carbonyl is in tautomeric resonance with an enol.
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