AskDefine | Define pentyl

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Noun

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

Translations

univalent hydrocarbon radical, C5H11
  • Italian: pentile

Synonyms

Extensive Definition

In organic chemistry, pentyl is a five-carbon alkyl substituent with chemical formula -C5H11. It is the substituent form of the alkane pentane.

Nomenclature

See Amyl.
pentyl in Portuguese: Pentil
pentyl in Russian: Пентил
pentyl in Swedish: Pentyl (sprängämne)
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