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al'kyl group"



Chem.
any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1, derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons, as the methyl group, CH3-, or ethyl group, C2H5-. Also called al'kyl rad"ical.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

alkylationalkyl halide
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