methylglyoxal

[ meth-uh l-glahy-ok-sal, -suh l ]
/ ˌmɛθ əl glaɪˈɒk sæl, -səl /

noun Chemistry.

Origin of methylglyoxal

1895–1900; methyl- + glyoxal, equivalent to gly(col) + oxal(ic acid)
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