benzaldehyde


benz·al·de·hyde

noun \ben-ˈzal-də-ˌhīd\

Definition of BENZALDEHYDE

:  a colorless nontoxic aromatic liquid C6H5CHO found in essential oils (as in peach kernels) and used in flavoring and perfumery, in pharmaceuticals, and in synthesis of dyes

Origin of BENZALDEHYDE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1860

benz·al·de·hyde

noun \ben-ˈzal-də-ˌhīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BENZALDEHYDE

: a colorless nontoxic aromatic liquid C6H5CHO found in essential oils (as in peach kernels) and used in flavoring and perfumery, in pharmaceuticals, and in synthesis of dyes

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