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pentyl

[pen-tl] /ˈpɛn tl/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
containing a pentyl group; amyl.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; pent- + -yl
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British Dictionary definitions for pentyl

pentyl

/ˈpɛntaɪl; -tɪl/
noun
1.
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2-: a pentyl group or radical
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pentyl in Medicine

pentyl pen·tyl (pěn'təl)
n.
See amyl.

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pentyl in Science
pentyl
  (pěn'təl)   
See amyl.
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