Grignard reagent


Definition of Grignard reagent

  1. :  any of various compounds of magnesium with an organic radical and a halogen (as ethyl-magnesium iodide C2H5MgI) that react readily (as with water, alcohols, amines, acids) in the Grignard reaction

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Origin and Etymology of grignard reagent

after Victor Grignard

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