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al·lyl

 (ăl′əl)
n.
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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allylic

(ˈælɪlɪk)
adj
characteristic of or involving an allyl
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Adj.1.allylic - of or pertaining to the allyl radical
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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