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retinaldehyde in Medicine

retinaldehyde

(rĕt′n-ăldə-hīd′)
n.
  1. A yellow to orange aldehyde that is a derivative of vitamin A and acts in the retina to form the visual pigments of the rods and cones.retinal retinene1
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