phenetole

noun phen·e·tole \ ˈfe-nə-ˌtōl \

Definition of phenetole

: the aromatic liquid ethyl ether C8H10O of phenol

Origin and Etymology of phenetole

borrowed from French phénétole, from phén- phen- + -ét- "the ethyl radical C2H5" (from éthyle ethyl) + -ole -ole


Medical Dictionary

phenetole

noun phen·e·tole \ ˈfen-ə-ˌtōl \

medical Definition of phenetole

: the aromatic liquid ethyl ether C8H10O of phenol

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