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 (kär′və-krôl′, -krōl′)
An aromatic phenolic compound, C10H14O, found in plants such as oregano and savory and used in flavorings and fungicides.

[New Latin carvi, specific epithet of caraway (from Medieval Latin; see caraway) + Latin ācer, acr-, sharp; see ak- in Indo-European roots + -ol.]
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the aromatic phenol C10H14O, found in plants of the mint family and used as a fungicide, as an antiseptic, and as a scent in perfumes
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(ˈkɑr vəˌkrɔl, -ˌkroʊl)

a colorless, thick, oily liquid, C10H14O, having a mintlike odor: used chiefly as a disinfectant, as a fungicide, and as a scent in the manufacture of perfume.
[1850–55; < Medieval Latin caru(i) caraway + Latin ac(e)r sharp (see acrid) + -ol1]
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Low doses of phenolic terpens called carvacrol in essential oils of plants from the Lamiaceae family were shown to play an important role in the prevention of diseases such as cancer due to their antioxidant activity (20).
Identification of essential oil components and quantification of timol and carvacrol: The samples were submitted to chromatographic analysis 7890A (Agilent Technologies) coupled to a mass spectrometer (MS 5975C) with a fused silica capillary column DB5-MS (30 m x 0.25 mm x 0.25 [micro]m) using helium (99.99 % of purity) as drag gas with a flow of 1 mL [min.sup.-1].
Monoterpene hydrocarbons (P-cymene, myrcene, [gamma]-terpinene, limonene, terpinolene, and (Z)-[beta]-ocimene), oxygenated monoterpenes (carvacrol methyl ether, 2,5-dimethoxy-p-cymene, trans-chrysanthenyl acetate, cis-chrysanthenyl acetate, and ferulagone), aldehydes (like 2,3,6-trimethylbenzaldehyde, (E)-2-decenal, and octanal), alkane derivatives (hexadecanoic acid), sesquiterpene hydrocarbons ([alpha]-humulene, 4,6-guaiadiene, and 7-epi-1,2-dehydrosesquicineole), and oxygenated sesquiterpenes (like cubenol, humuleneepoxide II, and spathulenol) were the major components of some Ferulago species.
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Butylated hydroxytoluene, carvacrol and [alpha]-tocopherol were added in various concentrations and combinations.
Nootkatone and carvacrol, a sesquiterpene and monoterpene, respectively, are constituent compounds of the essential oils from Alaskan yellow cedar, Chamaecyparis nootkatensis (D.
The essential oil breaks down into butylphthalide, carvacrol, isosafrole, linoleic acid, palmitic acid, safrole and many others.
(5) The major reported constituents of Satureja bachtiarica essential oil are Thymol, carvacrol, terpinene, p-Cymene, and beta-caryophyllene.
Among these compounds, the main antibacterial activity is associated with the presence of carvacrol and thymol (Teixeira et al., 2013).