Phenyl



[fen-l, feen-l] /ˈfɛn l, ˈfin l/

adjective, Chemistry.
1.
containing the .
/ˈfiːnaɪl; ˈfɛnɪl/
noun
1.
(modifier) of, containing, or consisting of the monovalent group C6H5, derived from benzene: a phenyl group or radical
n.

radical base of phenol, 1850, from French phényle; see pheno-.

phenyl phen·yl (fen’il)
n.

Abbr. (Ph) the univalent radical of phenol;
phenyl
(fěn’əl, fē’nəl)
The radical C6H5, derived from benzene by the removal of one hydrogen atom.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Phentolamine

    [fen-tol-uh-meen, -min] /fɛnˈtɒl əˌmin, -mɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. an alpha blocker, C 1 7 H 1 9 N 3 O, used to reduce hypertensive states caused by a catecholamine excess, as in the treatment of pheochromocytoma.

  • Philhellene

    [fil-hel-een] /fɪlˈhɛl in/ noun 1. a friend or supporter of the Greeks. /fɪlˈhɛliːn/ noun 1. a lover of Greece and Greek culture 2. (European history) a supporter of the cause of Greek national independence adj. 1824, “loving the Greeks,” from Greek, from philos “loving” (see -phile) + Hellen “Greek” (see Hellenic). Originally in English in […]



  • Philhellenism

    [fil-hel-een] /fɪlˈhɛl in/ noun 1. a friend or supporter of the Greeks. /fɪlˈhɛliːn/ noun 1. a lover of Greece and Greek culture 2. (European history) a supporter of the cause of Greek national independence adj. 1824, “loving the Greeks,” from Greek, from philos “loving” (see -phile) + Hellen “Greek” (see Hellenic). Originally in English in […]

  • Philibeg

    [fil-uh-beg] /ˈfɪl əˌbɛg/ noun 1. . [fil-uh-beg] /ˈfɪl əˌbɛg/ noun 1. the kilt or pleated skirt worn by Scottish Highlanders. /ˈfɪlɪˌbɛɡ/ noun 1. a variant spelling of filibeg /ˈfɪlɪˌbɛɡ/ noun 1. the kilt worn by Scottish Highlanders



Disclaimer: Phenyl definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.