Aldehyde vs Ketoaldehyde - What's the difference?

aldehyde | ketoaldehyde |


As nouns the difference between aldehyde and ketoaldehyde

is that aldehyde is aldehyde while ketoaldehyde is (organic chemistry) any aldehyde that also contains a ketonic carbonyl group.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

aldehyde

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any of a large class of reactive organic compounds (R ┬ĚCHO) having a carbonyl functional group attached to one hydrocarbon radical and a hydrogen atom.
  • Derived terms

    * -al

    See also

    * ketone ----

    ketoaldehyde

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any aldehyde that also contains a ketonic carbonyl group