[fawr-mil] /ˈfɔr mɪl/

adjective, Chemistry.
containing the .
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group HCO-: a formyl group or radical

formyl for·myl (fôr’mĭl’)
The univalent radical HCO, characteristic of aldehydes.
The radical HCO, derived from formic acid.


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