Aldehydes

Aldehydes

a large class of organic compounds containing the -cho radical, oxidised to acids and reduced to alcohols. Aldehydes are indicated by the prefix oxo- (for o of co) or formyl- (for cho), or by the suffix -al, -dial, -trial, etc.

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