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acrolein/acro·le·in/ (ak-ro´le-in) a volatile, highly toxic liquid, produced industrially and also one of the degradation products of cyclophosphamide.
aldehyde of allyl, formed by the destructive distillation of glycerin and during the burning of fat; has a pungent odor.
exposure to fumes causes conjunctivitis, rhinitis, pulmonary edema.