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).

Nearby words

  1. decapolis,
  2. decapsulate,
  3. decapsulation,
  4. decarbonate,
  5. decarbonize,
  6. decarboxylase,
  7. decarboxylate,
  8. decarboxylation,
  9. decarburize,
  10. decare

Origin of decarbonylate


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

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