noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
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For the same reason the use of paraldehyde in such cases is quite inadmissable.
The substance investigated was acetaldehyde, C2H4O, in its relation to paraldehyde, a polymeric modification.
For this reason it is possible to determine the freezing point curves of acetaldehyde and paraldehyde.The Phase Rule and Its Applications|Alexander Findlay
Paraldehyde may be used, or the bromides in connection with opium if the latter alone is not well borne.
Recently, paraldehyde has been employed as a substitute for chloral.