Definition of Glycolaldehyde

1. Noun. (organic compound) The hydroxyaldehyde HO-CH2-CHO related to ethylene glycol; the only biose ¹



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Medical Definition of Glycolaldehyde

1. HOCH2CHO;the simplest (2-carbon) sugar; the aerobic deamination product of ethanolamine. Synonym: biose, diose. Active glycoaldehyde, 2-(1,2-dihydroxyethyl)thiamin pyrophosphate;a derivative formed in carbohydrate metabolism. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glycolaldehyde

glycogenosis
glycogens
glycogeusia
glycoglycerolipid
glycoglycerolipids
glycoglycinuria
glycohydrolase
glycohydrolases
glycohydrolysis
glycohydrolytic
glycoinositolphospholipid
glycoinositolphospholipids
glycol
glycol ethers
glycol nucleic acid
glycolaldehyde (current term)
glycolaldehydetransferase
glycolate
glycoleucine
glycolic
glycolic acid
glycolic acid dehydrogenase
glycolic aciduria
glycolide
glycolipid
glycolipid lipidosis
glycolipids
glycollate
glycollates
glycollic acid

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