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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


benzaldehyde  listen  (ben-ZAL-deh-hide)

  A chemical used in flavorings and in some dyes, perfumes, and medicines. It is found in essential oils made from almonds and peach pits and in other foods. It can also be made in the laboratory.