decarbonylate

[dee-kahr-buh-nl-eyt]
verb (used with object), de·car·bo·ny·lat·ed, de·car·bo·ny·lat·ing. Chemistry.
  1. to remove the carbonyl group from (an organic compound).

Origin of decarbonylate

Related formsde·car·bon·yl·a·tion, noun
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