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benzethonium chloride

[ ben-zuh-thoh-nee-uhm ]
/ ˌbɛn zəˈθoʊ ni əm /
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noun Chemistry.
a colorless, water-soluble, crystalline solid, ammonium chloride derivative, (C27H42O2N)Cl⋅H2O, used chiefly as an antiseptic.
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benzethonium chloride
[ bĕn′zə-thōnē-əm ]

n.
A synthetic quaternary ammonium compound used as a germicide and bacteriostat.
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