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alk-1-enyl

Pronunciation: alk-en′il

Definition: The radical of an alkene in which the double bond indicated by “en(e)” is between carbons 1 and 2 (carbon 1 being the radical or “yl” carbon), R—CH=CH—; sometimes expressed as alk-1-en-1-yl.

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