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lauryl alcohol

lauryl alcohol

noun lau·ryl alcohol \ˈlr-əl-, ˈlär-\

Definition of LAURYL ALCOHOL

:  a solid alcohol C12H26O

First Known Use of LAURYL ALCOHOL

1922

lauryl alcohol

noun lau·ryl alcohol \ˌlr-əl-, ˌlär-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LAURYL ALCOHOL

:  a compound C12H26O; also :  a liquid mixture of this and other alcohols used especially in making detergents (as sodium lauryl sulfate)

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