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noun form·al·de·hyde \fr-ˈmal-də-ˌhīd, fər-\

Medical Definition of FORMALDEHYDE

:  a colorless pungent irritating gas CH2O used chiefly as a disinfectant and preservative and in chemical synthesis


July 07, 2015
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