glutaraldehyde

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Structure of glutaraldehyde.

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From glutar- +‎ aldehyde; compare glutaric acid, glutaryl, glutarate.

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glutaraldehyde (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) The aliphatic dialdehyde pentane-1,5-dial, a toxic liquid with a pungent odor.

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