acetaldehyde

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ac·et·al·de·hyde

noun \ˌa-sə-ˈtal-də-ˌhīd\

Definition of ACETALDEHYDE

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

Origin of ACETALDEHYDE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1877

ac·et·al·de·hyde

noun \ˌas-ə-ˈtal-də-ˌhīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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