glutaraldehyde definition

  • noun:
    • A water-soluble oily liquid, OHC(CH2)3CHO, containing two aldehyde groups, used in tanning leather-based and also as a fixative for biological cells.
    • The compound having the IUPAC name pentane-1,5-dial, a toxic liquid with a pungent odor.
    • Any specific preparation or answer of glutaraldehyde.

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