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aryl

[ar-il] /ˈær ɪl/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
containing an aryl group.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; ar(omatic) + -yl
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aryl

/ˈærɪl/
noun
1.
(modifier) (chem) of, consisting of, or containing an aromatic group: aryl group or radical
2.
an organometallic compound in which a metal atom is bound to an aryl group
Word Origin
C20: from ar(omatic) + -yl
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most aryl in Medicine

aryl ar·yl (ār'əl)
n.
An organic radical derived from an aromatic compound by the removal of one hydrogen atom.

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