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carboxyl

 [kahr-bok´sil]
the monovalent radical, -COOH, found in those organic acids termed carboxylic acids.

car·box·yl

(kar-bok'sil),
The characterizing group (-COOH) of certain organic acids, for example, HCOOH (formic acid), CH3COOH (acetic acid), CH3CH(NH2)COOH (alanine). Compare: carboxylic acid.

carboxyl

/car·box·yl/ (kahr-bok´sil) the monovalent radical —COOH, occurring in those organic acids termed carboxylic acids.

carboxyl

(kär-bŏk′səl)
n.
The univalent group, -COOH, the functional group characteristic of all organic acids.

car′box·yl′ic (-sĭl′ĭk) adj.

carboxyl

[kärbok′sil]
a monovalent radical (M-COOH) characteristic of organic acids. The hydrogen of the radical can be replaced by metals to form salts.

car·box·yl

(kahr-bok'sil)
The characterizing group (-COOH) of organic acids.

carboxyl

the monovalent radical, −COOH, found in those organic acids termed carboxylic acids.