Meaning of myristoyl in English:

myristoyl

Pronunciation /mʌɪˈrɪstəʊɪl/ /mɪˈrɪstəʊɪl/

noun

Chemistry
  • Either of the radicals C₁₃ H₂₇ CO— and C₁₃ H₂₇ COO− derived from myristic acid, CH₃ (CH₂)₁₂ COOH.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society. From myrist- + -oyl.