benzaldehyde

noun benz·al·de·hyde \ ben-ˈzal-də-ˌhīd \

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: 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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benzaldehyde

noun benz·al·de·hyde \ ben-ˈzal-də-ˌhīd \

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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