HyperDic: acyl

English > 1 sense of the word acyl:
NOUNsubstanceacyl, acyl groupany group or radical of the form RCO- where R is an organic group
English > acyl: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny group or radical of the form RCO- where R is an organic group.
Example"an example of the acyl group is the acetyl group"
Synonymacyl group
Narroweracetyl, acetyl group, acetyl radical, ethanoyl group, ethanoyl radicalThe organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-)
foryml(chemistry) the negative univalent acyl radical CHO that occurs in aldehydes
Broadergroup, radical, chemical group(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
Spanishacil, acilo, grupo acilo
Catalangrup acil

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