Pronunciation: (yOO'ju-nôl", -nōl"), [key]
—n. Chem., Pharm.
a colorless, oily, spicy, aromatic, very slightly water-soluble liquid, C10H12O2, extracted from certain essential oils, as oil of cloves: used chiefly in perfumery and in dentistry as an antiseptic. Also called eugen'ic ac'id.
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