phenoxyacetic acid

noun
phe·​noxy·​ace·​tic acid | \ fi-ˌnäk-sē-ə-ˌsēt-ik- How to pronounce phenoxyacetic acid (audio) \

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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“Phenoxyacetic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phenoxyacetic%20acid. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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