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ethanol

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noun eth·a·nol \ˈeth-ə-ˌnȯl, -ˌnōl\

Medical Definition of ethanol

  1. :  a colorless volatile flammable liquid C2H5OH that is the intoxicating agent in liquors and is also used as a solvent—called also ethyl alcohol, grain alcohol; see alcohol 1





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