acetonylidene

noun ac·e·ton·yl·i·dene \ˌa-sə-tō-ˈni-lə-ˌdēn, ə-ˌse-tə-\

Definition of acetonylidene

plural

-s

  1. :  the bivalent radical CH3COCH< formed by removal of two hydrogen atoms from the same carbon atom of acetone

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Origin and Etymology of acetonylidene

acetonyl + -idene


First Known Use: 1919


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