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Related to allylic: Allylic substitution
The univalent, unsaturated organic group C3H5.
[Latin allium, garlic; see allium + -yl (so called because it was first obtained from garlic).]
al·lyl′ic (ə-lĭl′ĭk) adj.
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characteristic of or involving an allyl
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|Adj.||1.||allylic - of or pertaining to the allyl radical|
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