Grignard reaction

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EtymologyEdit

Named for François Auguste Victor Grignard, a Nobel Prize-winning French chemist.

NounEdit

Grignard reaction (plural Grignard reactions)

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  1. (chemistry) The reaction of a Grignard reagent (an organo-magnesium halide) with aldehydes or ketones to form secondary or tertiary alcohols
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