Aldehyde

Definition of Aldehyde

Al´de`hyde   Pronunciation: ăl´dė`hīd
n.1.(Chem.) A colorless, mobile, and very volatile liquid obtained from alcohol by certain processes of oxidation.
2.(Chem.) Any compound having the group -CHO. Methyl aldehyde, the simplest aldehyde, is more commonly called formaldehyde, H-CHO, and acetic aldehyde is now more commonly called acetaldehyde. The higher aldehydes may be solids. A reducing sugar typically contains the aldehyde group.
Aldehyde ammonia
(Chem.) a compound formed by the union of aldehyde with ammonia.

Related Words

acetaldehyde, acrolein, ethanal, ethanal trimer, formaldehyde, furfural, furfuraldehyde, glyceraldehyde, glyceric aldehyde, methanal, organic compound, paraldehyde, propanal, propenal, propionaldehyde
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