Definition of Willgerodt–Kindler reaction
: a modified Willgerodt reaction in which the ketone is heated with sulfur and a dry amine in an open apparatus provided the amine (as morpholine) is sufficiently high boiling
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Origin and Etymology of willgerodt–kindler reaction
after Conrad Willgerodt, 19th century German chemist, and K. H. J. Kindler, born 1891 German chemist
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