from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to or derived from picric acid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem.) The hypothetical radical of picric acid, analogous to phenyl.
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- noun organic chemistry The
univalent radical, analogous to phenyl, derived from picric acid
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Guinea pigs fed by mouth with, for example, picryl chloride, no longer develop a cutaneous hypersensitivity of the delayed type upon the application of that substance to the skin.
Several crystalline polymorphs have been discovered for picryl bromide.