glyoxal


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glyoxal \Gly*ox"al\, n. [Glycol + oxalic + aldehyde.] (Chem.)
   A white, amorphous, deliquescent powder, (CO.H)2, obtained
   by the partial oxidation of glycol. It is a double aldehyde,
   between glycol and oxalic acid.
   [1913 Webster]
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