chlo·​ro·​xy·​le·​nol ˌklōr-ō-ˈzī-lə-ˌnȯl, ˌklȯr-, -ˌnōl How to pronounce chloroxylenol (audio)
: any of several chlorine derivatives of the xylenols
especially : the para derivative C8H9ClO used as an antiseptic and germicide

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“Chloroxylenol.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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