Definition of adenyl in English:

adenyl

noun

Biochemistry
  • A group or radical derived from adenine by the loss of one hydrogen atom.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From aden- + -yl, after German Adenyl.

Pronunciation:

adenyl

/ˈad(ə)n(ɪ)l//ˈadɪnʌɪl/