eugenol

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eugenol

 [u´jĕ-nol]
a dental topical analgesic and protective obtained from clove oil or other sources.

eu·ge·nol

(yū'je-nol),
Analgesic obtained from oil of cloves; used in dentistry with zinc oxide a base for impression materials; also used in perfume manufacture as a substitute for oil of cloves.
Synonym(s): eugenic acid

eu·ge·nol

(yū'je-nol)
Analgesic obtained from oil of cloves; used in dentistry with zinc oxide as a base for impression materials; also used in perfume manufacture as a substitute for oil of cloves.

eu·ge·nol

(yū'je-nol)
Analgesic used in dentistry with zinc oxide; a base for impression materials.