cacodyl group

cacodyl group
the univalent group (CH3)2As-, derived from arsine. Also called cacodyl radical.

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  • cacodyl group — noun the univalent group derived from arsine • Syn: ↑cacodyl, ↑cacodyl radical, ↑arsenic group • Derivationally related forms: ↑cacodylic (for: ↑cacodyl) • Hy …   Useful english dictionary

  • cacodyl radical — noun the univalent group derived from arsine • Syn: ↑cacodyl, ↑cacodyl group, ↑arsenic group • Derivationally related forms: ↑cacodylic (for: ↑cacodyl) • Hypern …   Useful english dictionary

  • cacodyl — /kak euh dil/ adj. 1. containing the cacodyl group. n. 2. an oily, slightly water soluble, poisonous liquid compound composed of two cacodyl groups, (CH3)2As As(CH3)2, that has a vile, garliclike odor and that undergoes spontaneous combustion in… …   Universalium

  • cacodyl — /ˈkækədɪl/ (say kakuhdil) noun 1. any compound containing the (CH3)2As group. 2. a poisonous, ill smelling liquid, As2(CH3)4. {Greek kakōdēs ill smelling + yl} –cacodylic, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • arsenic group — noun the univalent group derived from arsine • Syn: ↑cacodyl, ↑cacodyl group, ↑cacodyl radical • Derivationally related forms: ↑cacodylic (for: ↑cacodyl) • H …   Useful english dictionary

  • chemical group — noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule • Syn: ↑group, ↑radical • Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science • Hypernyms: ↑unit, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cacodylic — adjective of or relating to cacodyl • Pertains to noun: ↑cacodyl group • Derivationally related forms: ↑cacodyl • Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science …   Useful english dictionary

  • cacodylic — /kak euh dil ik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the cacodyl group. [1840 50; CACODYL + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • cacodylic — adj. of a cacodyl group (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Organometallic chemistry — n Butyllithium, an organometallic compound. Four lithium atoms are shown in purple in a tetrahedron, and each lithium atom is bound to a butyl group (carbon is black, hydrogen is white). Organometallic chemistry is the study of chemical compounds …   Wikipedia

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