Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A trivalent radical, CH2CHCH2, obtained from glycerol by the removal of hydroxyl groups.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Either of the univalent, divalent or trivalent radicals derived from glycerol by removing hydrogen atoms from one, two or three hydroxyl groups

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A compound radical, C3H5, regarded as the essential radical of glycerin. It is metameric with allyl. Called also propenyl.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The hypothetical triatomic radical of glycerol and the glycerides. Also called, more suitably, propenyl.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a trivalent radical derived from glycerol by removing the three hydroxyl radicals

Etymologies

glycer(in) + -yl.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • A prescription for nitroglycerin sometimes called glyceryl trinitrate, prescribed for some heart conditions, is a contraindication for Viagra.

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  • There's a bit of anecdotal evidence that TSA explosive detectors will indeed false-positive on people who have handled glyceryl trinitrate pills.

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  • Fragrances are the main culprits, but preservatives, chemicals such as p-phenylenediamine and glyceryl monothioglycolate, UV sunscreens, resins, and nail acrylates cause many allergic reactions.

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  • The pasty mass now consists of the soda salts of the fat (as imperfect soap, probably containing emulsified diglycerides and monoglycerides), together with water, in which is dissolved the glycerine formed by the union of the liberated glyceryl radicle from the fat with the hydroxyl radicle of the caustic soda, and any slight excess of caustic soda and carbonates.

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  • A chemical like PEG-7 glyceryl cocoate may have some origin in natural ingredients - in this case, coconut oil - but it is so heavily processed, that its link to the natural world is tenuous at best.

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  • L-aminocaprolactam with concomitant generation of a small but significant amount of the glyceryl ester derivative of A-503083 B, suggesting a potential role for an ester intermediate in the biosynthesis of capuramycins.

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  • Common examples include stearyl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, hydrogenated castor oil, and glyceryl stearate.

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  • Giveor take 300mg to 400mg of aspirin or dispirin to chew, GTN (glyceryl trinitrate) spray or tablets under the tongue.

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  • Unlike other natural fats, the concentration of glyceryl esters in a coconut's fatty acid makes it a natural protective shield that saturates the skin and lasts longer than other skin balms.

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  • Give or take 300mg to 400mg of aspirin or dispirin to chew, GTN or NTG (glyceryl trinitrate) spray or sublingual tablets under the tongue, and morphine sulfate to kill pain.

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