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 c4
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(organic chemistry) Any of a large class of reactive organic compounds (R ·CHO) having a carbonyl functional group attached to one hydrocarbon radical and a hydrogen atom.
(organic compound) a clear, colorless, flammable liquid, molecular formula C4H6O.