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cro•ton•al•de•hyde



Pronunciation: (krōt"n-al'du-hīd"), [key]
n. Chem.
a whitish liquid with pungent and suffocating odor, C4H6O, soluble in water, used as a solvent, in tear gas, and in organic synthesis. Also called betamethyl acrolein, croton'ic al'dehyde.

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crotoncrotonic acid

 

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