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  1. pyruvaldehyde(Noun)

    Methylglyoxal.

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  1. Pyruvaldehyde

    An organic compound used often as a reagent in organic synthesis, as a flavoring agent, and in tanning. It has been demonstrated as an intermediate in the metabolism of acetone and its derivatives in isolated cell preparations, in various culture media, and in vivo in certain animals.

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