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pyru'vic al'dehyde



Chem.
a yellow, liquid compound, C3H4O2, containing both an aldehyde and a ketone group, usually obtained in a polymeric form: used chiefly in organic synthesis. Also,py•ruv•al•de•hydePronunciation: (pī"roo-val'du-hīd", pir"oo-). [key]Also called methylglyoxal.

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