phenoxy

Definitions:

  • A prefix which shows that the compound indicated contains the group (OC<sub>6</sub>H<sub>5</sub>), composed of phenyl and an atom of oxygen: as, <em>phenoxy-acetone</em>, C<sub>3</sub>H<sub>5</sub>O(OC<sub>6</sub>H<sub>5</sub>).
  • The <xref>univalent</xref> <xref>radical</xref> C6H5O- derived from <xref>phenol</xref> by loss of a <xref>hydrogen</xref> atom
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