thujone

noun
thu·​jone | \ ˈthü-ˌjōn How to pronounce thujone (audio) \

Medical Definition of thujone

: a fragrant oily ketone C10H16O occurring in various essential oils

called also absinthol

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“Thujone.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thujone. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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