methylparaben

noun
meth·​yl·​para·​ben | \ˌmeth-əl-ˈpar-ə-ˌben \

Medical Definition of methylparaben 

: a crystalline compound C8H8O3 used as an antifungal preservative (as in pharmaceutical ointments and cosmetic creams and lotions)

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