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chlorophenol

noun chlo·ro·phe·nol \ ˌklōr-ō-ˈfē-ˌnōl, -ˌnȯl, ˌklȯr-, -fi-ˈ- \
variants: also chlorphenol play \(ˈ)klōr-, (ˈ)klȯr-\

medical Definition of chlorophenol

: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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