Definition of ribosyl in English:

ribosyl

noun

Biochemistry
  • A radical or group derived from ribose by loss of a hydroxyl group. Usually attributive or as a formative element in names of compounds.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry. From ribose + -yl.

Pronunciation

ribosyl

/ˈrʌɪbəzʌɪl//ˈrʌɪbəsʌɪl//ˈrʌɪbəzɪl/