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guaiacol

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noun guai·a·col \ˈg(w)ī-ə-ˌkȯl, -ˌkōl\

Medical Definition of guaiacol

  1. :  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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