xylenol(redirected from dimethylphenol)
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Occurring in six isomeric types; used in the manufacture of coal tar disinfectants and synthetic resins.
xylenol(zī′lĕ-nol″, -nōl″) [ xylene + -ol]
Any of six dimethylphenols found in the pine-type coal tar disinfectants.