isoamyl alcohol

noun

iso·​am·​yl alcohol ˌī-sō-ˌam-əl- How to pronounce isoamyl alcohol (audio)
: a primary amyl alcohol that has a disagreeable odor and pungent taste and is obtained from fusel oil

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“Isoamyl alcohol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/isoamyl%20alcohol. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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