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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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The experimental groups were intraperitoneally injected 400, 600, and 800 mg/kg of Eugenol.
But it should be noted that, of the paired attractant combinations, only eucalyptol and eugenol collected all 17 species, demonstrating that even an attractant that collects relatively few individuals can still be useful in species richness inventories.
Gupta and Das (49), in their study in which they followed the canal treatments using zinc oxide eugenol and calcium hydroxide-iodoform paste on necrotic deciduous teeth for six months, found that calcium hydroxide-iodoform paste had a success rate of 90.
Using a syringe 1 ml of methyl eugenol was applied to cotton and then suspended in the middle of the bottle.
Although they are natural compounds, both eugenol and eugenyl acetate, they can present toxicity according to the form of use, prepare and concentration.
Phenolic compounds such as thymol, carvacrol, and eugenol have been shown to possess high antimicrobial activity owing to the presence of a hydroxyl group in the phenolic structure.
The results of clove essential oil composition characterized by gas chromatography, in this study, indicated eugenol as the major component, which was also observed in the study of Cunha et al.
Key words: Syzigium aromaticum, essential oil, eugenol, ROS, xanthine oxidase, acetylcholine esterase.