hydroformylation

noun hy·dro·for·myl·a·tion

Definition of hydroformylation

plural -s
: 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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Origin and Etymology of hydroformylation

hydr- + formyl + -ation


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