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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A water soluble, colorless liquid which evaporates rapidly.

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  • Alcohol is converted into a chemical called acetaldehyde inside the body which may cause cancerous changes to cells, Dr Moffat explained.
  • But other hangover symptoms were probably caused by a chemical called acetaldehyde, produced in the liver as an intermediate step in the metabolism of ethanol.
  • acetaldehyde, which is more toxic to the body than the alcohol itself, and is the reason for the post-drinking side effects.
  • "In the body, alcohol is changed into a chemical called acetaldehyde that not only causes hangovers, but can also damage cells in ways that can lead to cancer. for more
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