Medical Dictionary

xylenol

noun xy·le·nol \ˈzī-lə-ˌnl, -ˌnōl\

Medical Definition of XYLENOL

:  any of six crystalline isomeric phenols C8H10O or a mixture of them derived from the xylenes, found in coal tar, and used chiefly as disinfectants and in making phenolic resins—compare chloroxylenol

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