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  • n. phenol

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  • n. Hydroxy benzene. Same as phenol.

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  • n. a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; used in manufacturing and as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally

Etymologies

oxy- +‎ benzene (Wiktionary)

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