tocol

[tōkôl]

n.

A colorless viscous oil synthesized through condensation of hydroquinone and phytol and used as an antioxidant.

Nearby words

  1. tocky,
  2. toco-,
  3. tocodynagraph,
  4. tocodynamometer,
  5. tocography,
  6. tocology,
  7. tocolytic,
  8. tocometer,
  9. tocopherol,
  10. tocopilla


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