diosphenol

noun di·os·phenol \¦dīˌäs+\

Definition of diosphenol

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline hydroxy terpenoid ketone C10H16O2 obtained from the essential oil of buchu —called also buchu camphor

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Origin and Etymology of diosphenol

International Scientific Vocabulary dios- (from diosma) + phenol; probably originally formed in German


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