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[gloo-tuh-ral-duh-hahyd] /ˌglu təˈræl dəˌhaɪd/

noun, Biochemistry.
a nonflammable liquid, C 5 H 8 O 2 , soluble in water and alcohol, toxic and an irritant, used for tanning leather and as a fixative for samples to be examined under the electron microscope.
a water-soluble oil used as a disinfectant, tanning agent, and in resins. Formula: C5H8O2


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