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A compound having an uncharged molecule containing a negatively charged carbon atom directly bonded to a positively charged atom of sulphur, phosphorus, nitrogen, or another element.‘ammonium ylids’
- ‘This reaction occurs between an ylide and a carbonyl group which ultimately yields the alkene.’
1950s: from -yl + -ide.
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