carbinol[kär′bə nôl′, -nōl′]
- any alcohol bearing a homologous relation to methanol, as diethyl carbinol
Origin: Ger < carbin (name used by A. Kolbe, 19th-c. Ger chemist, for the methyl radical) + -ol
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- See methanol.
- An alcohol derived from methanol.
carbinol - Medical Definition