aldehydo

adjective al·de·hy·do \¦al-də-¦hī-(ˌ)dō\

Definition of aldehydo

  1. :  of or relating to an aldehyde :  containing the group −CHO :  aldehydic

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Origin and Etymology of aldehydo

aldehydo-


First Known Use: 1931


aldehydo-

combining form al·de·hy·do

Definition of aldehydo-

  1. 1 usually italic :  containing the aldehyde group —in names of open-chain aldehydic forms of specific sugars aldehydo-d-galactose — compare ald-

  2. 2 :  formyl aldehydobenzoic acid

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Origin and Etymology of aldehydo-

International Scientific Vocabulary, from aldehyde + -o-


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