Definition of glyceryl in English:

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glyceryl

Pronunciation: /ˈɡlɪs(ə)rʌɪl/
/ˈɡlɪs(ə)rɪl/

noun

[as modifier] Chemistry
Of or denoting a radical derived from glycerol by replacement of one or more hydrogen atoms: glyceryl trinitrate
More example sentences
  • Another derivative, guaiacol glyceryl ether, is an ingredient in cough medicines, and glycerol methacrylate is used in the manufacture of soft contact lenses to make them permeable to air.
  • Active compound combinations having a content of glyceryl alkyl ethers and cosmetic and dermatological formulations comprising such active compound combinations
  • Special fats which incorporate an emulsifier, usually glyceryl monostearate, are available to the commercial baker.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from glycerine + -yl.

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Line breaks: gly|ceryl

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