guaiacol(redirected from Guaiocol)
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A yellowish oily aromatic substance, C7H8O2, derived from guaiacum or wood creosote and used chiefly as an expectorant, antiseptic, and local anesthetic.
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(Pharmacology) a yellowish oily creosote-like liquid extracted from guaiacum resin and hardwood tar, used medicinally as an expectorant. Formula: C7H8O2
[from guaiac(um) + -ol2]
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n. guayacol, antiséptico y anestésico.
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