guaiacol


guai·a·col

noun \ˈg(w)ī-ə-ˌkl, -ˌkōl\

Definition of GUAIACOL

: a fragrant liquid or solid compound C7H8O2 obtained by distilling guaiacum or from wood-tar creosote or made synthetically and used chiefly as an expectorant and as a local anesthetic

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