farnesol

noun

far·​ne·​sol ˈfär-nə-ˌsȯl How to pronounce farnesol (audio) -ˌzȯl How to pronounce farnesol (audio)
-ˌsōl,
-ˌzōl
: 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 16 Jun. 2024.

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