Cacodyl


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

cacodyl

[′kak·ə‚dil]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3)2 As-A radical found in, for example, cacodylic acid, (CH3)2 AsOOH.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.