carbonylate

[kahr-bon-l-eyt]

verb (used with object), car·bon·y·lat·ed, car·bon·y·lat·ing.

to introduce the carbonyl group into (an organic compound).

Origin of carbonylate

Related formscar·bon·yl·a·tion, noun
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