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al·lyl

(al'il),
The monovalent radical, CH2=CHCH2-.

allyl

/al·lyl/ (al´il) a univalent radical, —CH2dbondCHCH2.

allyl

(al′ĭl) [L. allium, garlic + -yl]
C3H5; a univalent unsaturated radical found in garlic and mustard.
allylic (ă-lil′ik), adjective

allyl

a univalent organic group previously used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.

allyl alcohol
a potent cause of hepatic necrosis. Metabolized in the liver by alcohol dehydrogenase to acrolein, the hepatoxin.
allyl formate
has the same effect as allyl alcohol.
allyl isothiocyanate
used as a counterirritant and in the manufacture of war gases. Called also volatile oil of mustard. Occurs naturally in members of the plant family Cruciferae which cause acute indigestion in cattle.