skatole


ska·tole

noun \ˈska-ˌtōl, ˈskā-\

Definition of SKATOLE

:  a foul-smelling compound C9H9N found in the intestines and feces, in civet, and in several plants or made synthetically and used in perfumes as a fixative

Variants of SKATOLE

ska·tole also ska·tol \-ˌtl, -ˌtōl\

Origin of SKATOLE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek skat-, skōr excrement — more at scatology
First Known Use: 1879

ska·tole

noun \ˈskat-ˌōl, ˈskāt-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SKATOLE

: a foul-smelling compound C9H9N found in the intestines and feces, in civet, and in several plants or made synthetically and used in perfumes as a fixative

Variants of SKATOLE

ska·tole also ska·tol \-ˌl, -ˌōl\

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