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Pentyl

Pen′tyl

,
Noun.
[
Pent
a +
-yl
.]
(Chem.)
The hypothetical radical,
C5H11
, of pentane and certain of its derivatives. Same as
Amyl
.

Definition 2022


pentyl

pentyl

English

Noun

pentyl (plural pentyls)

  1. (organic chemistry) Either of several isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C5H11, formally derived from pentane by the loss of a hydrogen atom.

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɛnˈtil/

Hyphenation: pen‧tyl

Etymology

From pent- + -yl.

Noun

pentyl n (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) pentyl