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    • some of a class of substances of basic…
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hemiacetal definition

  • noun:
    • some of a class of substances of basic formula R2C(OH)OR' (in which R' is not H).
    • an organic ingredient usually formed as an intermediate item in the planning of acetals from aldehydes or ketones
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