farnesol

noun
far·​ne·​sol | \ ˈfär-nə-ˌsȯl How to pronounce farnesol (audio) , -ˌzȯl How to pronounce farnesol (audio) , -ˌsōl, -ˌzōl \

Medical Definition of farnesol

: a liquid alcohol C15H25OH that has a floral odor and that occurs in various essential oils (as citronella oil)

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“Farnesol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/farnesol. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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