oenanthylic adj. (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, oenanthyl; specifically, designating an acid formerly supposed to be identical with the acid in oenanthic ether, but now known to be identical with heptanoic acid. Note: Oenanthylic and oenanthic are now considered as syonyms (1999).
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