carboxyl


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Oxalyl \Ox"a*lyl\, n. [Oxalic + -yl.] (Chem.)
   (a) A hydrocarbon radical (C2O2) regarded as a residue of
       oxalic acid and occurring in derivatives of it.
   (b) An old name for carbonyl.
   (c) An old name for carboxyl.
       [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Carboxyl \Car*box"yl\ (k[aum]r*b[o^]ks"[i^]l), n. [Carbon +
   oxygen + -yl.] (Chem.)
   The complex radical, CO.OH, regarded as the essential and
   characteristic constituent which all oxygen acids of carbon
   (as formic, acetic, benzoic acids, etc.) have in common; --
   called also oxatyl.
   [1913 Webster]
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