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A trivalent alkyl group, CH2CH2, obtained from glycerol by the removal of hydroxyl groups.


(Chemistry) (modifier) derived from glycerol by replacing or removing one or more of its hydroxyl groups: a glyceryl group or radical.


(ˈglɪs ər ɪl)
the trivalent group (C3H5)-3, derived from glycerol.
[1835–45; glycer (in) + -yl]
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Noun1.glyceryl - a trivalent radical derived from glycerol by removing the three hydroxyl radicals
chemical group, radical, group - (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
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A series of nontoxic plasticizers are selected for plasticizing PLA including glyceryl tribenzoate (GTB), dipropylene glycol dibenzoate (DPGDB), and glyceryl triacetate (GTA).
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