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acetal

 [as´ĕ-t'l]
1. any of a class of organic compounds formed by combination of an aldehyde molecule with two alcohol molecules.
2. CH3CH(OC2H5)2, a colorless volatile liquid used as a solvent and in cosmetics.

ac·e·tal

(as'e-tal),
Product of the addition of 2 mol of alcohol to 1 mol of an aldehyde; in mixed acetals (for example, glycosides), two different alcohols are bound to the original aldehyde group.
See also: hemiacetal, hemiketal, ketal.

acetal

/ac·e·tal/ (as´ĕ-t'l)
1. any of a class of organic compounds formed by combination of an aldehyde molecule and two alcohol molecules.
2. CH3CH(OC2H5)2, a colorless, volatile liquid used as a solvent and in cosmetics.

acetal

1 also called diethyl acetal. A colorless liquid, C2H4(OC2H5)2, sometimes used as a hypnotic.
2 any compound with the general formula R2C(OR)2 or RCH(OR)2, in which R indicates an alkyl or aryl group.

ac·e·tal

(as'ĕ-tăl)
Product of the addition of 2 mol alcohol to 1 mol of an aldehyde.
See also: hemiacetal, hemiketal, ketal

acetal

an organic compound formed by a combination of an aldehyde with an alcohol.
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