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guaiacol

(gwī′ə-kôl′, -kōl′)
n.
A yellowish oily aromatic substance, C7H8O2, derived from guaiacum or wood creosote and used chiefly as an expectorant, antiseptic, and local anesthetic.

guaiacol

(gwī′ă-kōl″) [ guaiacum + -ol]
o-Methoxyphenol; a substance similar to phenol obtained by fractional distillation of creosote or by synthetic means.
CAS # 90-05-1

guaiacol,

n catecholomonomethyl ether, which is used as an expectorant and intestinal disinfectant.

guaiacol

an extract of tar used as an expectorant.

guaiacol glyceryl ether
see guaifenesin. Previously called glyceryl guaiacolate.