Medical Dictionary

aldol al·dol (āl'dôl, -dōl)

  1. A thick, colorless to pale yellow liquid obtained from acetaldehyde and used in perfumery and as a solvent.

  2. A similar aldehyde containing the group CH3OH-CO-CHOH.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: alder's anomaly
Next Definition: aldolase
Words Near: aldol
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for aldol
More from
Search for articles containing aldol
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2015, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature