Definition of Glyceryl

1. Noun. A trivalent radical derived from glycerol by removing the three hydroxyl radicals.

Generic synonyms: Chemical Group, Group, Radical

Definition of Glyceryl

1. n. A compound radical, C3H5, regarded as the essential radical of glycerin. It is metameric with allyl. Called also propenyl.

Definition of Glyceryl

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Either of the univalent, divalent or trivalent radicals derived from glycerol by removing hydrogen atoms from one, two or three hydroxyl groups ¹

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Definition of Glyceryl

1. a radical derived from glycerol [n -S]

Medical Definition of Glyceryl

1. A compound radical, C3H5, regarded as the essential radical of glycerin. It is metameric with allyl. Synonym: propenyl. Origin: Glycerin + -yl. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glyceryl

glycerophosphoric acid
glycerophosphorylcholine synthetase
glyceryl (current term)
glyceryl alcohol
glyceryl borate
glyceryl ester
glyceryl ethers
glyceryl guaiacolate
glyceryl iodide
glyceryl monostearate
glyceryl triacetate
glyceryl tributyrate
glyceryl tricaprate
glyceryl trinitrate
glyceryl trinitrate reductase

Literary usage of Glyceryl

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"... when decomposition takes place any equivalent of a base to take the place, of the oxide of glyceryl and to unite with the ..."

2. Food Chemicals Codex: First Supplement to the Fifth Edition by Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Institute of Medicine (U. S.) (2006)
"Packaging and Storage Store in tightly closed containers in a cool, dry place. Revision: Synonym deleted: Lead Requirement corrected. glyceryl Monooleate ..."

3. Elements of Chemistry by Thomas Graham (1842)
"Glycerin is considered as a compound of glyceryl with 5 atoms of oxygen and 1 atom of water, or the hydrated oxide of glyceryl. Hydrate of oxide of glyceryl ..."

4. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1921)
"C2H6, have been prepared by Paterno and Benelli.1 glyceryl arsenite, ... acid is found in the distillate.2 glyceryl arsenite is used in calico-printing. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"The Absorption of Digitalis and glyceryl Nitrate.—ZEMP (Jour. Amer. Med. Assoc,., 1907, xlix, 16,1349) gives the following practical deductions from a study ..."

6. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1917)
"glyceryl Acetate.—This adulterant is usually a mixture of glyceryl acetates in which ... KOH After adding I 7C of glyceryl triacetate. 0.58 cc «l6.2 mg. ..."

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