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ethanal(ĕth`ənăl), IUPAC name for acetaldehydeacetaldehyde
, CH3CHO, colorless liquid aldehyde, sometimes simply called aldehyde. It melts at −123°C;, boils at 20.8°C;, and is soluble in water and ethanol.
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