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Related to clove oil: eugenol
a volatile oil from cloves (dried flowerbuds of Syzygium aromaticum); used as a flavoring agent and as a topical germicide and analgesic in dentistry.
oil of clove
volatile oil obtained by steam distillation of the dried flower buds of Eugenia caryophyllata (family Myrtacea). Contains about 85% eugenol along with other constituents. Used in dentistry as a local anesthetic and component of temporary fillings of the teeth. Also used to flavor foods; strong, pungent odor.
Synonym(s): clove oil
An aromatic oil obtained from the buds, stems, or leaves of the clove tree, used in flavoring and perfumery, and as a temporary anesthetic for toothaches.