guaiacol

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

guaiacum +‎ -ol, from the name of a substance from which it can be derived.

Noun[edit]

guaiacol (countable and uncountable, plural guaiacols)

  1. (organic chemistry) A naturally occurring aromatic organic compound with the chemical formula C6H4(OH)(OCH3), having certain medicinal applications.