phthiocol

noun
phthi·​o·​col | \ ˈthī-ə-ˌkȯl How to pronounce phthiocol (audio) , -ˌkōl How to pronounce phthiocol (audio) \

Medical Definition of phthiocol

: a yellow crystalline quinone C11H8O3 with vitamin K activity that is isolated from the human tubercle bacillus and also made synthetically

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“Phthiocol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phthiocol. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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