chlorophenol

noun

chlo·​ro·​phe·​nol
ˌklōr-ō-ˈfē-ˌnōl, -ˌnȯl, ˌklȯr-, -fi-ˈ-
variants also chlorphenol
: any of three derivatives C6H5ClO of phenol containing a single chlorine atom per molecule
especially : the para derivative that is used as a topical antiseptic

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“Chlorophenol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chlorophenol. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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