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acetaldehyde

noun ac·et·al·de·hyde \ˌa-sə-ˈtal-də-ˌhīd\

Definition of ACETALDEHYDE

:  a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde C2H4O used chiefly in organic synthesis
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Origin of ACETALDEHYDE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1877
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acetaldehyde

noun ac·et·al·de·hyde \ˌas-ə-ˈtal-də-ˌhīd\

Medical Definition of ACETALDEHYDE

:  a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde C2H4O used chiefly in organic synthesis that can cause irritation to mucous membranes

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