nonoxynol-9(redirected from Nonoxyl-9)
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Related to Nonoxyl-9: spermicide
non·ox·y·nol-9(nŏn-ŏk′sə-nôl′nīn′, -nŏl′-, -nōl′-)
A spermicide widely used in contraceptive creams, foams, and lubricants.
[non(ane), alkane having nine carbons (from Latin nōnus, ninth; see noon) + (eth)oxy + (etha)nol + 9 (from from its chain of nine ethoxy groups).]
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