aldehyde

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See also: Aldehyde and aldéhyde

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A contraction of the Latin al(cohol) dehyd(rogenātum).

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aldehyde (plural aldehydes)

  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.

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aldehyde m (plural aldehyden)

  1. (organic chemistry) aldehyde

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