Definition of Pentyl

1. n. The hypothetical radical, C5H11, of pentane and certain of its derivatives. Same as Amyl.



Definition of Pentyl

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Either of several isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C5H11, formally derived from pentane by the loss of a proton. ¹

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Definition of Pentyl

1. amyl [n -S] - See also: amyl

Medical Definition of Pentyl

1. The hypothetical radical, C5H11, of pentane and certain of its derivatives. Same as Amyl. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pentyl

pentoxifylline
pentoxyl
pentraxin
pentraxins
pentremite
pentremites
pentrite
pentroof
pentroofs
pentrough
pentroughs
pents
pentstemon
pentstemons
pentulose
pentyl (current term)
pentylamine
pentylenetetrazol
pentylenetetrazole
pentylic
pentyls
pentyne
pentynes
penuche
penuches
penuchi
penuchis
penuchle
penuchles
penuckle

Literary usage of Pentyl

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1. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"COMPOUNDS CONTAINING FIVE ATOMS OF CARBON, OR THE pentyl GROUP. 383 THE compounds of this group are derivatives of the following isomeric paraffins: (I.) ..."

2. A Manuel of the Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Carl Schorlemmer (1874)
"AMYL OK pentyl-GROUP. Theory points out the existence of three isomeric hydrocarbons Pen tan e. CHS CH2 CH2 CH2 CH3 Dimethyl-ethylmethane. ..."

3. A Manuel of the Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Carl Schorlemmer (1874)
"AMYL OR pentyl-GROUP. Theory points out the existence of three isomeric hydrocarbons Pentane. ... pentyl ..."

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