Medical Dictionary

alcohol

noun al·co·hol \ˈal-kə-ˌhl\

Medical Definition of ALCOHOL

1
a :  ethanol especially when considered as the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors b :  drink (as whiskey or beer) containing ethanol c :  a mixture of ethanol and water that is usually 95 percent ethanol
2
:  any of various compounds that are analogous to ethanol in constitution and that are hydroxyl derivatives of hydrocarbons
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