Definitions for AMYLˈæm ɪl, ˈeɪ mɪl
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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
Origin: [L. amylum starch + -yl. Cf. Amidin.]
The word or root amyl has two meanings, in organic chemistry and biochemistry.
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