Phenol alcohol

Related to Phenol alcohol: phenyl alcohol
(Chem.) any one of series of derivatives of phenol and carbinol which have the properties of both combined; thus, saligenin is a phenol alcohol.

See also: Phenol

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b) The other possibility is the formation of hemi-formals of phenol as the intermediate, which quickly rearranges to phenol alcohol.
Many more mono- and di-nuclear phenol alcohols can form in parallel (Martin, 1956).
Some of the phenol alcohols that can form are given in Table 1.