glutaraldehyde


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glutaraldehyde

[‚glüd·ə′ral·də‚hīd]
(organic chemistry)
OHC(CH2)3CHO A liquid with a boiling point of 188°C; soluble in water and alcohol; used as a biological solution (50) and for leather tanning.
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