m-cresol

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m-cre·sol

(krē'sol),
A local antiseptic with a higher germicidal power than phenol and less toxicity to tissues; used in disinfectants and fumigants; its acetate derivative is used as a topical antiseptic and fungicide.
Synonym(s): metacresol

m-cre·sol

(krē'sol)
A local antiseptic with a higher germicidal power than phenol and less toxicity to tissues; used in disinfectants and fumigants.
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Metacresol was the permeation solvent and the sample preparation diluent.