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phenyl vs. phenol

[ fen-l, feen-l ]
  1. containing the phenyl group. Abbreviation: Ph
[ fee-nawl, -nol ]
  1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous mass, C6H5OH, obtained from coal tar, or a hydroxyl derivative of benzene: used chiefly as a disinfectant, as an antiseptic, and in organic synthesis.
  2. any analogous hydroxyl derivative of benzene.

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