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a colorless liquid obtained from eucalyptus oil and other sources; used as an expectorant, flavoring agent, and local anesthetic.
cin·e·ole, cineol (sin'ē-ōl, -ol),
A stimulant expectorant obtained from the volatile oil of Eucalyptus globulus and other species of Eucalyptus.
eucalyptol/eu·ca·lyp·tol/ (u″kah-lip´tol) the chief constituent of eucalyptus oil, also obtained from other oils, and used as a flavoring agent, expectorant, and local anesthetic.
eucalyptol(yo͞o′kə-lĭp′tôl′, -tōl′, -tŏl′) also
A colorless oily liquid, C10H18O, derived from eucalyptus and used in pharmaceuticals, flavoring, and perfumery. Also called cineole.
a substance with an aromatic odor obtained from the volatile oil of Eucalyptus and used in nasal emollients. Also called cajeputol.
a colorless liquid obtained from eucalyptus oil and other sources; used as an expectorant, flavoring agent and local anesthetic. Called also cineole.