Any organic substituent group, regardless of functional type, having one free valence
at a carbon atom, e.g.
, 4-pyridylmethyl. Organyl is also used in conjunction with other terms, as in organylthio- (e.g.
) and organyloxy.
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307
(Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995))
on page 1354