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phenoxyacetic acid

noun phe·noxy·ace·tic acid \ fi-ˌnäk-sē-ə-ˌsēt-ik- \

medical Definition of phenoxyacetic acid

:an acid C8H8O3 used as a fungicide and in plasters and pads to soften callused skin surfaces

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