Definition of glutaraldehyde
: a compound C5H8O2 that contains two aldehyde groups and is used especially in tanning leather and in the fixation of biological tissues
Origin of glutaraldehyde
glutaric acid + aldehyde
First Known Use: 1951
Medical Definition of glutaraldehyde
: a compound C5H8O2 that contains two aldehyde groups and is used as a disinfectant and in fixing biological tissues
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