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

eugenol

/eu·gen·ol/ (u´jen-ol) a dental analgesic and antiseptic obtained from clove oil or other natural sources; applied topically to dental cavities and also used as a component of dental protectives.

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.

eugenol (yōō´jənol),

n 1. an allyl guaiacol obtainable from oil of cloves. Used with zinc oxide in a paste for temporary restorations, bases under restorations, and impression materials. Believed to have a palliative effect on dental pulp and possibly a limited germicidal effect.
n 2. a colorless or pale yellow liquid obtained from clove oil; has a clove odor and pungent, spicy taste. Used as the liquid portion of zinc oxide and eugenol cements and in toothache medications.

eugenol

the chief constituent of clove oil; also obtained from other sources. Used as a dental topical analgesic and antiseptic. Derivatives have been used as intravenous anesthetics but the extremely short action and side-effects limit use.
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