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phenolic

/ (fɪˈnɒlɪk) /
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adjective

of, containing, or derived from phenol

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Medical definitions for phenolic

phenolic
[ fĭ-nōlĭk, -nŏlĭk ]

adj.

Of, relating to, containing, or derived from phenol.

n.

Any of various synthetic thermosetting resins, obtained by the reaction of phenols with simple aldehydes and used as adhesives.
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