Enol



[ee-nawl, ee-nol] /ˈi nɔl, ˈi nɒl/

noun, Chemistry.
1.
an organic compound containing a hydroxyl group attached to a doubly linked carbon atom, as in >C=C(OH)−.
/ˈiːnɒl/
noun
1.
any organic compound containing the group -CH:CO-, often existing in chemical equilibrium with the corresponding keto form See keto-enol tautomerism

enol e·nol (ē’nôl’, ē’nōl’)
n.
An organic compound containing a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom that in turn forms a double bond with another carbon atom.
e·nol’ic (ē-nŏl’ĭk) adj.

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