Definition of Enol

1. Noun. An organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom.

Generic synonyms: Organic Compound
Derivative terms: Enolic



Definition of Enol

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) An organic compound containing a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom, which is doubly bonded to another carbon atom. ¹

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Definition of Enol

1. a chemical compound [n -S] : ENOLIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Enol

1. A compound possessing a hydroxyl group (alcohol) attached to a doubly bonded (ethylenic) carbon atom (-CH==CH(OH)-); properly italicised when attached as a prefix or infix to an otherwise complete name; e.g., enol pyruvate; phosphoenolpyruvate; usually in equilibrium with its keto tautomer. Origin: -ene + -ol (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enol

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enodation
enodations
enode
enoded
enoding
enoic acid
enoint
enoki
enoki mushroom
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enokidakes
enokis
enokitake
enokitakes
enol (current term)
enol pyruvate
enolase
enolases
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enological
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