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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
a univalent organic group previously used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.
a potent cause of hepatic necrosis. Metabolized in the liver by alcohol dehydrogenase to acrolein, the hepatoxin.
has the same effect as allyl alcohol.
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.