benzyl benzoate

noun

: a colorless oily ester C14H12O2 used in medicine formerly as an antispasmodic and now in the form of a lotion as a scabicide and in perfumery as a fixative and solvent

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“Benzyl benzoate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/benzyl%20benzoate. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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