decarbonylate

[ dee-kahr-buh-nl-eyt ]
/ diˈkɑr bə nlˌeɪt /

verb (used with object), de·car·bo·ny·lat·ed, de·car·bo·ny·lat·ing.Chemistry.

to remove the carbonyl group from (an organic compound).

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OTHER WORDS FROM decarbonylate

de·car·bon·yl·a·tion, noun
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