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vinyl

 [vi´nil]
the univalent group CH2=CH- from vinyl alcohol.

vi·nyl

(vī'nĭl),
The hydrocarbon radical, CH2=CH-.
Synonym(s): ethenyl

vinyl

/vi·nyl/ (vi´nil) the univalent group CH2dbondCH—.
vinyl chloride  a vinyl group to which an atom of chlorine is attached; the monomer which polymerizes to polyvinyl chloride; it is toxic and carcinogenic.

vi·nyl

(vī'nil)
Hydrocarbon radical CH2=CH-.
Synonym(s): ethenyl.

vinyl

the univalent group, CH2CH, from vinyl alcohol. A common radical in the production of plastic materials such as polyvinyl chloride (PVC).