- containing the carbonyl group.
Origin of carbonyl
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This is probably due to the formation of carbonyl gas in the smothered fire.History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery
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The salts of the carbonyl acids and other acid phenol dyes are but little suitable: and least of all, the nitro dyes.Histology of the Blood
Chromic acid converts it into phosgene (carbonyl chloride, COCl2).
On oxidation, the molecule is split at the carbonyl group and a mixture of acids is obtained.
- (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the divalent group =COa carbonyl group or radical
- any one of a class of inorganic complexes in which carbonyl groups are bound directly to metal atoms
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- The bivalent radical CO.
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- The radical CO, found in a wide range of chemical compounds, especially in aldehydes and ketones.
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