phenylethyl alcohol

[ fen-l-eth-uh l, feen-, fen-, feen- ]
/ ˈfɛn lˈɛθ əl, ˈfin-, ˌfɛn-, ˌfin- /

noun Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. phenylcarbinol,
  2. phenyldiethanolamine,
  3. phenylene,
  4. phenylene group,
  5. phenylephrine,
  6. phenylethylamine,
  7. phenylethylbarbituric acid,
  8. phenylethylene,
  9. phenylformic acid,
  10. phenylhydrazine

Origin of phenylethyl alcohol


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Medicine definitions for phenylethyl alcohol

phenylethyl alcohol

[ fĕn′əl-ĕthəl, fē′nəl- ]

n.

An antibacterial agent that is the natural constituent of certain volatile oils.

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