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carbonyl

noun car·bon·yl \ˈkär-bə-ˌnil, -ˌnēl\

Definition of CARBONYL

1
:  an organic functional group or radical −CO− occurring in aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, esters, and their derivatives
2
:  a coordination complex involving the neutral radical CO <chromium carbonyl>
car·bon·yl·ic \ˌkär-bə-ˈni-lik\ adjective
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First Known Use of CARBONYL

1863
Medical Dictionary

carbonyl

noun car·bon·yl \ˈkär-bə-ˌnil, -ˌnēl\

Medical Definition of CARBONYL

:  an organic functional group CO occurring in aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, esters, and their derivatives

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