ethynylation

ethynylation

[‚eth·ən·əl′ā·shən]
(organic chemistry)
Production of an acetylenic derivative by the condensation of acetylene with a compound such as an aldehyde; for example, production of butynediol from the union of formaldehyde withacetylene.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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