thymol


thy·mol

noun \ˈthī-ˌml, -ˌmōl\

Definition of THYMOL

:  a crystalline phenol C10H14O of aromatic odor and antiseptic properties found especially in thyme oil or made synthetically and used chiefly as a fungicide and preservative

Origin of THYMOL

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin thymum thyme
First Known Use: 1857

thy·mol

noun \ˈthī-ˌml, -ˌmōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THYMOL

: a crystalline phenol C10H14O of aromatic odor and antiseptic properties found especially in thyme oil or made synthetically and used chiefly as a fungicide and preservative

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