Cacodyl

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cacodyl

[′kak·ə‚dil]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3)2 As-A radical found in, for example, cacodylic acid, (CH3)2 AsOOH.

Cacodyl

 

a radical of dimethylarsine (CH3)2As—. Cacodyl enters into the composition of the so-called cacodyl compounds, which include dicacodyl (tetramethyldiarsine) (CH3)2As—As(CH3)2, cacodyl oxides (oxides of dimethylarsine) (CH3)2AsO, and cacodyl chlorides (dimethylchloroarsine) (CH3)2AsCl.