xylenol

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xy·le·nol

(zī'lĕ-nol),
Occurring in six isomeric types; used in the manufacture of coal tar disinfectants and synthetic resins.
Synonym(s): dimethylphenol

xylenol

(zī′lĕ-nol″, -nōl″) [ xylene + -ol]
Any of six dimethylphenols found in the pine-type coal tar disinfectants.
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