meaning of Alkyl group

Alkyl group meaning in Medical Dictionary

In chemistry, several atoms produced from an alkane (a hydrocarbon without carbon-to-carbon multiple bonds) by the loss of a hydrogen atom.

Alkyl group meaning in General Dictionary

some of a series of univalent sets of the general formula CnH2n+1 based on aliphatic hydrocarbons

Alkyl group meaning in Chemistry Dictionary

A group of atoms produced from an alkane because of the removal of one hydrogen atom.

Sentence Examples with the word Alkyl group

Such a reaction can only take place if the addition of the alkyl group takes place on the nitrogen atom of the isonitrile, from which it follows that the nitrogen atom must be trivalent and consequently the carbon atom divalent.

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