glutaraldehyde(redirected from Pentanedial)
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A water-soluble oily liquid, C5H8O4, containing two aldehyde groups, used in tanning leather and as a fixative for biological tissues.
[glutar(ic acid), organic compound used in making polymers (glut(en) + -aric, probably as in tartaric acid) + aldehyde.]
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(Chemistry) a water-soluble oil used as a disinfectant, tanning agent, and in resins. Formula: C5H8O2
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glutaraldehyden glutaraldehído; [Note: The accent is not a misprint.]
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