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decarbonylate

[dee-kahr-buh-nl-eyt] /diˈkɑr bə nlˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), decarbonylated, decarbonylating. Chemistry
1.
to remove the carbonyl group from (an organic compound).
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decarbonylation, noun
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