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an•is•al•de•hyde



Pronunciation: (an"u-sal'du-hīd"), [key]
n. Chem.
a colorless, oily, aromatic liquid, the para form of C8H8O2, having a vanillalike odor: used chiefly in the manufacture of cosmetics and perfume, and as an intermediate in organic synthesis. Also called anisic aldehyde.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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