methylparaben

noun
meth·​yl·​para·​ben | \ ˌmeth-əl-ˈpar-ə-ˌben How to pronounce methylparaben (audio) \

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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“Methylparaben.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/methylparaben. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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