chlorobutanol

noun
chlo·​ro·​bu·​ta·​nol | \ -ˈbyüt-ᵊn-ˌȯl, -ˌōl How to pronounce chlorobutanol (audio) \

Medical Definition of chlorobutanol

: a white crystalline alcohol C4H7Cl3O with an odor and taste like camphor that is used as a local anesthetic, sedative, and preservative (as for hypodermic solutions)

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“Chlorobutanol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chlorobutanol. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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