Guaiacol

• (n.) A colorless liquid, C7H8O2, with a peculiar odor. It is the methyl ether of pyrocatechin, and is obtained by distilling guaiacum from wood-tar creosote, and in other ways. It has been used in treating pulmonary tuberculosis.
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guaiacol

<chemical> An agent thought to have disinfectant properties and used as an expectorant. ... Pharmacological action: disinfectants, expectorants. ... Chemical name: Phenol, 2-methoxy- ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Guaiacol

Guai'a·col noun [ Guaiac um + -ol .] (Chemistry) A colorless liquid, C 7 H 8 O 2 , with a peculiar odor. It is the methyl ether of pyrocatechin, and is obtained by distilling guaiacum from wood-tar creosote, and in other ways. It has been used in tre...
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