carbonyl group


noun

the bivalent radical CO, occurring in acids, ketones, aldehydes, and their derivatives.

Nearby words

  1. carbonless paper,
  2. carbonnade,
  3. carbonous,
  4. carbonyl,
  5. carbonyl chloride,
  6. carbonylate,
  7. carbonylic,
  8. carboprost tromethamine,
  9. carborane,
  10. carborundum

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