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ethoxy

[e-thok-see] /ɛˈθɒk si/
noun, Chemistry
1.
the radical C 2 H 5 O−.
Also called ethoxyl
[e-thok-sil] /ɛˈθɒk sɪl/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
eth(yl) + oxy-2 ( + -(y)l)
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ethoxyl in Medicine

ethoxy eth·ox·y (ě-thŏk'sē)
n.
The univalent radical C2H5O. adj.
Relating to or containing the ethoxy radical.

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