Thymol meaning

thī'môl', -mōl'
A white, crystalline, aromatic compound, C10 H14 O, derived from thyme oil and other oils or made synthetically and used as an antiseptic, a fungicide, and a preservative.
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A colorless, crystalline phenol, C10H14O, extracted from the volatile oil of thyme or made synthetically: used as an antiseptic, esp. in mouthwashes and nose and throat sprays, and in perfumery, embalming, microscopy, etc.
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A white, crystalline, aromatic compound, C10 H14 O, derived from thyme oil and other oils or made synthetically and used as an antiseptic, a fungicide, and a preservative.
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(chemistry) A monoterpene phenol, C10H13OH, found in the oil extracted from thyme; used as in perfume, as an antiseptic and fungicide, and in embalming.
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