dihydroxyacetone(redirected from Dihydroxy acetone)
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(HOCH2)2CO A colorless, crystalline solid with a melting point of 80°C; soluble in water and alcohol; used in medicine, fungicides, plasticizers, and cosmetics. Abbreviated DHA.
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