phenol (fe´nol)

C6H5OH;an antiseptic and disinfectant; locally escharotic in concentrated form and neurolytic in 3 to 4% solutions; internally, a powerful escharotic poison.carbolic acid, phenyl alcohol;
camphorated p. camphorated carbolic acid, consisting of p., camphor, and liquid petrolatum; used as a local anesthetic and for the relief of toothache.
liquefied p. liquefied carbolic acid, p. liquefied by the addition of 10% of water.
p. oxidase laccase


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