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phenylethyl alcohol

[fen-l-eth-uh l, feen-, fen-, feen-]
noun Chemistry.
  1. phenethyl alcohol.
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Origin of phenylethyl alcohol

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phenylethyl alcohol in Medicine

phenylethyl alcohol

(fĕn′əl-ĕthəl, fē′nəl-)
  1. An antibacterial agent that is the natural constituent of certain volatile oils.
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