Definition of adenosyl in English:

adenosyl

noun

Biochemistry
  • A radical formed by the loss of a hydroxyl group from the ribose part of the adenosine molecule. Usually attributive or in the names of chemical compounds.

Origin

1950s. From adenos- + -yl.

Pronunciation:

adenosyl

/əˈdɛnə(ʊ)sɪl//əˈdɛnə(ʊ)sʌɪl/