Aldehyde vs Methacrolein - What's the difference?

aldehyde | methacrolein | Hypernyms |

Aldehyde is a hypernym of methacrolein.


As nouns the difference between aldehyde and methacrolein

is that aldehyde is aldehyde while methacrolein is (organic compound) a clear, colorless, flammable liquid, molecular formula c4h6o.

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 ----

    methacrolein

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (organic compound) a clear, colorless, flammable liquid, molecular formula C4H6O.
  • Synonyms

    * methacrylaldehyde

    Hypernyms

    * aldehyde * alkene