Definition of glyceryl in English:

glyceryl

Syllabification: glyc·er·yl
Pronunciation: /ˈglisəˌril
 
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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 glycerin + -yl.

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