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The divalent ion UO22+.
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(Elements & Compounds) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the divalent ion UO22+ or the group –UO2
[C19: from uranium + -yl]
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u•ra•nyl(ˈyʊər ə nɪl)
the bivalent ion UO2 + 2, or the group UO2, which forms salts with acids.
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|Noun||1.||uranyl - the bivalent radical UO2 which forms salts with acids|
chemical group, radical, group - (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
uranyl nitrate - a yellow salt obtained by the reaction of uranium salts with nitric acid
uranyl oxalate - a salt obtained by the reaction of uranium salts with oxalic acid
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