adjective Chemistry.
containing the formyl group.

1875–80; form(ic) + -yl Unabridged
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formyl (ˈfɔːmaɪl)
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group HCO-: a formyl group or radical
[C19: from form(ic) + -yl]

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formyl for·myl (fôr'mĭl')
The univalent radical HCO, characteristic of aldehydes.

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formyl   (fôr'mĭl')  Pronunciation Key 
The radical HCO, derived from formic acid.
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