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

Medical Definition of chlorophenol

  1. :  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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