Diels-Alder reaction

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Diels-Alder reaction

(ˈdiːlzˈɔːldə)
n
(Chemistry) chem a type of chemical reaction in which one organic compound containing conjugated double bonds adds to another containing an ethylenic bond to form a product containing a ring
[C20: named after Otto Diels (1876–1954) and Kurt Alder (1902–58), German chemists]
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