HyperDic: chemical_group

English > 1 sense of the expression chemical group:
NOUNsubstancechemical group, group, radical(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
English > chemical group: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaning(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule.
Synonymsgroup, radical
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Part ofmolecule(physics and chemistry) the simplest structural unit of an element or compound
Narroweracyl, acyl groupAny group or radical of the form RCO- where R is an organic group
alcohol group, alcohol radicalThe chemical group -OH
aldehyde group, aldehyde radicalThe chemical group -CHO
alkyl, alkyl group, alkyl radicalAny of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons
allyl, allyl group, allyl radicalThe univalent unsaturated organic radical C3H5
amino, amino groupThe radical -NH2
amylA hydrocarbon radical that occurs in many organic compounds
azido group, azido radicalThe univalent group N3- derived from hydrazoic acid
azo group, azo radicalThe bivalent group -N=N- united to two hydrocarbon groups
benzoyl group, benzoyl radicalThe univalent radical derived from benzoic acid
benzyl, benzyl group, benzyl radicalThe univalent radical derived from toluene
butylA hydrocarbon radical (C4H9)
cacodyl, cacodyl group, cacodyl radical, arsenic groupThe univalent group derived from arsine
carbonyl groupThe bivalent radical CO
carboxyl, carboxyl groupThe univalent radical -COOH
chromophoreThe chemical group that gives color to a molecule
cyano group, cyano radical, cyanide group, cyanide radicalThe monovalent group -CN in a chemical compound
glycerylA trivalent radical derived from glycerol by removing the three hydroxyl radicals
hydrazo group, hydrazo radicalThe bivalent group -HNNH- derived from hydrazine
hydroxyl, hydroxyl group, hydroxyl radicalThe monovalent group -OH in such compounds as bases and some acids and alcohols
ketone groupA group having the characteristic properties of ketones
methylene group, methylene radical, methyleneThe bivalent radical CH2 derived from methane
nitriteThe radical -NO2 or any compound containing it (such as a salt or ester of nitrous acid)
nitro groupThe group -NO3
propyl, propyl group, propyl radicalThe monovalent organic group C3H7- obtained from propane
uranyl, uranyl group, uranyl radicalThe bivalent radical UO2 which forms salts with acids
vinyl, vinyl group, vinyl radicalA univalent chemical radical derived from ethylene
Broaderunit, building blockA single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else
Spanishgrupo, grupo químico, radical

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