noun Date: 1894 a white powder (CH2O)x that consists of a polymer of formaldehyde and is used especially as a disinfectant

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  • paraformaldehyde — /par euh fawr mal deuh huyd , feuhr /, n. Chem. a white, crystalline polymer of formaldehyde, (HCOH)n, from which it is obtained by evaporation of the aqueous solution: used chiefly as an antiseptic. Also called paraform /par euh fawrm /. [1930… …   Universalium

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  • paraformaldehyde — A polymer of formaldehyde, used as a disinfectant. SYN: trioxymethylene. * * * para·form·al·de·hyde .par ə fȯr mal də .hīd, fər n a white powder (CH2O)x that consists of a polymer of formaldehyde and is used esp. as a fungicide …   Medical dictionary

  • paraformaldehyde — para·formaldehyde …   English syllables

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