glutaraldehyde
noun Etymology: glutaric acid + aldehyde Date: 1951 a compound C5H8O2 that contains two aldehyde groups and is used especially in tanning leather and in the fixation of biological tissues

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  • glutaraldehyde — ˌglüd.əˈraldəˌhīd noun Etymology: glutaryl + aldehyde : a compound C5H8O2 that contains two aldehyde groups and is used especially in leather tanning, in the fixation of biological tissues, and as a disinfectant * * * /glooh teuh ral deuh huyd / …   Useful english dictionary

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  • glutaraldehyde — /glooh teuh ral deuh huyd /, n. Biochem. a nonflammable liquid, C5H8O2, soluble in water and alcohol, toxic and an irritant, used for tanning leather and as a fixative for samples to be examined under the electron microscope. [1950 55; GLUTAR(IC… …   Universalium

  • glutaraldehyde — glu·tar·aldehyde …   English syllables

  • glutaraldehyde fixative — a fixative used in specimen preparation for electron microscopy that does not simultaneously stain the tissue …   Medical dictionary

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