glutaraldehyde love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A water-soluble oily liquid, C5H8O4, containing two aldehyde groups, used in tanning leather and as a fixative for biological tissues.

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  • noun uncountable The chemical substance having the IUPAC name pentane-1,5-dial, a toxic liquid with a pungent odor.
  • noun countable Any specific preparation or solution of glutaraldehyde.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[glutar(ic acid), organic compound used in making polymers (glut(en) + -aric, probably as in tartaric acid) + aldehyde.]

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

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