aldehydo

1 of 2

adjective

al·​de·​hy·​do
¦al-də-¦hī-(ˌ)dō
: of or relating to an aldehyde : containing the group −CHO : aldehydic

aldehydo-

2 of 2

combining form

1
usually italic : containing the aldehyde group
in names of open-chain aldehydic forms of specific sugars
aldehydo-d-galactose
compare ald-
2
: formyl
aldehydobenzoic acid

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

aldehydo-

Combining form

International Scientific Vocabulary, from aldehyde + -o-

First Known Use

Adjective

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aldehydo was in 1931

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Dictionary Entries Near aldehydo

aldehydo-

aldehydo

Alden

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“Aldehydo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aldehydo. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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