fenchyl alcohol


fen·​chyl alcohol
: either of two stereoisomeric alcohols C10H17OH made by hydrogenation of fenchone
especially : the solid racemic alpha-fenchyl alcohol obtained from pine oil from the stumps of southern pine

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary fenchene + -yl

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“Fenchyl alcohol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fenchyl%20alcohol. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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