methylbenzethonium chloride

noun
meth·​yl·​ben·​ze·​tho·​ni·​um chloride | \ ˌmeth-əl-ˌben-zə-ˌthō-nē-əm- How to pronounce methylbenzethonium chloride (audio) \

Medical Definition of methylbenzethonium chloride

: a quaternary ammonium salt C28H44ClNO2 used as a bactericide and antiseptic especially in the treatment of diaper rash

called also methylbenzethonium

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“Methylbenzethonium chloride.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/methylbenzethonium%20chloride. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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