containing the carbonyl group.
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How to use carbonyl in a sentence
Detectable biosignatures on Hycean planets could include rare molecules associated with life on Earth like dimethyl sulfide and carbonyl sulfide.New ideas on what makes a planet habitable could reshape the search for life | Lisa Grossman | August 30, 2021 | Science News
It is very poisonous, uniting with the haemoglobin of the blood to form carbonyl-haemoglobin.
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.
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 | L.W. King and H.R. Hall
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 | Paul Ehrlich
British Dictionary definitions for carbonyl
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the divalent group =CO: a carbonyl group or radical
any one of a class of inorganic complexes in which carbonyl groups are bound directly to metal atoms
- carbonylic (ˌkɑːbəˈnɪlɪk), adjective
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Scientific definitions for carbonyl
The radical CO, found in a wide range of chemical compounds, especially in aldehydes and ketones.
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