Complete Definition of "aldehyde"

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Noun
en-noun

  1. organic chemistry Any of a large class of reactive organic compounds (R·CHO) having a carbonyl functional group attached to one hydrocarbon radical and a hydrogen atom.

Related terms
formaldehyde (R = H)
acetaldehyde (R = CH<sub>3</sub>)
benzaldehyde (R = C<sub>6</sub>H<sub>5</sub>)

Translations
trans-top|organic compound of the general formula R·CHO
Estonian: t|et|aldehüüd
Italian: t|it|aldeide|f
trans-mid
Russian: t|ru|алÑдегиÌд|m
Swedish: t|sv|aldehyd|c
trans-bottom

See also
ketone

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