Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of PARAFORMALDEHYDE

:  a white powder (CH2O)x that consists of a polymer of formaldehyde and is used especially as a fungicide


How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears