Pentaerythritol vs Pentaerythrityl - What's the difference?

pentaerythritol | pentaerythrityl |


As nouns the difference between pentaerythritol and pentaerythrityl

is that pentaerythritol is pentaerythritol while pentaerythrityl is (organic chemistry|especially in combination) the tetravalent radical derived from pentaerythritol.

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pentaerythritol

English

Noun

(wikipedia pentaerythritol)
  • (organic compound) The polyhydric alcohol 2,2-bis(hydroxymethyl)1,3-propanediol C(CH2OH)4
  • Derived terms

    *pentaerythritol tetranitrate ((PETN))

    pentaerythrityl

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry, especially in combination) The tetravalent radical derived from pentaerythritol