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 (săl′ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′)
A white crystalline powder, C13H10O3, derived from salicylic acid and used in the manufacture of plastics and suntan oils and medicinally as an analgesic and antipyretic.

[Originally a trademark.]


(Elements & Compounds) a white sparingly soluble crystalline compound with a slight aromatic odour, used as a preservative and to absorb light in sun-tan lotions, plastics, etc; phenyl salicylate. Formula: C6H4(OH)COOC6H5
[C19: from salicyl (see salicylic acid) + -ol]
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Noun1.salol - a white powder with a pleasant taste and odor; used to absorb light in sun tan lotions or as a preservative or an antiseptic or a coating for pills in which the medicine is intended for enteric release
salicylate - a salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs)
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