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Adjective: carboxyl  kaa(r)'bók-sil
  1. (chemistry) relating to or containing the carboxyl group or carboxyl radical
    - carboxylic
Noun: carboxyl  kaa(r)'bók-sil
  1. The univalent radical -COOH; present in and characteristic of organic acids
    - carboxyl group

Derived forms: carboxyls

Type of: chemical group, group, radical

Encyclopedia: Carboxyl