dinitrophenhydrazine

Dictionary of the word “dinitrophenhydrazine”

Meaning of the word

Dinitrophenhydrazine is a chemical used as a reagent for the detection and identification of organic compounds containing carbonyl groups such as aldehydes and ketones. It reacts with these compounds forming colorful derivatives, which allows their identification.

Origin of the word

The term “dinitrophenhydrazine” is formed by the junction of the elements “dinitro” (which indicates the presence of two nitro groups – Nitro) and “phenylidrazine” (which is an organic compound derived from aniline). The word was created to describe this specific substance and its function in analytical chemistry.

Word adverbs

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Conjunctions of the word

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Synonyms of the word

Some synonyms for “dinitrophenhydrazine” are:

  1. dnph
  2. 2,4-dinitrophenhidrazine

Word Definitions

1. Chemical substance used as a reagent for the detection of organic compounds containing carbonyl groups.

2. Organic compound derived from aniline, which reacts with aldehydes and ketones forming colorful derivatives.

Phrases that the word applies

– Dinitrophenhydrazine is widely used in analytical chemistry laboratories.

– The reaction of aldehyde and ketone dinitrophenhydrazine is known as DNPH test.

Examples of the word in text

DNPH testing is a common method for identifying the presence of aldehydes and ketones in an unknown sample. In this test, dinitrophenhydrazine is added to the sample and, if these compounds are present, a colorful precipitate will occur.

Rhymes with the word

There are no words that rhyme with “dinitrophenhydrazine”.

Anagrams with the word

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