hydroformylation

noun
hy·dro·for·myl·a·tion
plural -s

Definition of hydroformylation 

: the addition of a hydrogen atom and a formyl group to the molecule of a compound containing a double bond by reaction with hydrogen and carbon monoxide, the chief product being one or more aldehydes — compare oxo process

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History and Etymology for hydroformylation

hydr- + formyl + -ation

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