Definitions for AMYLˈæm ɪl, ˈeɪ mɪl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
am•ylˈæm ɪl, ˈeɪ mɪl(n.)
any of several univalent, isomeric groups with the formula C5H11.
Ref: Also called pentyl
Origin of amyl:
1840–50; < Gk ámyl(on) starch (see amylo -) + -yl , with haplology of am(yl)-yl
Of or pertaining to starch
Origin: From amylum + -yl. Compare with amidin.
a hydrocarbon radical, C5H11, of the paraffine series found in amyl alcohol or fusel oil, etc
The word or root amyl has two meanings, in organic chemistry and biochemistry.
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