Any organic substituent group, regardless of functional type, having one free valence at a carbon atom, e.g. CH3CH2–
, 4-pyridylmethyl. Organyl is also used in conjunction with other terms, as in organylthio- (e.g. MeS–
) and organyloxy.
See: heterocyclyl groups, hydrocarbyl, organoheteryl
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1354 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199567081307)