Definitions for "Carbonyl group"
Keywords:  ketone, aldehyde, amide, divalent, acyl
functional group having a carbon atom and an oxygen atom joined by a double bond; it is found in aldehydes, ketones, esters, and amides.
a carbon-oxygen combination is attached to compounds (such as proteins) during certain chemical reactions
a divalent group of the formula --C(O)--
Keywords:  bivalent, radical
the bivalent radical CO