paraformaldehyde


para·form·al·de·hyde

noun
\ˌpar-ə-fr-ˈmal-də-ˌhīd, -fər-\

Definition of PARAFORMALDEHYDE

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

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