Carbonyl group | definition of carbonyl group by Medical
carbonyl group. A functional group with a carbon atom double-bonded to O2; the 2 remaining bonds are free to attach to other molecules. Examples of carbonyl compounds. Aldehydes, amides, acyl halides, amides, carboxylic acids, esters, and ketones. Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc.
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