Pronunciation: (sal'ôl, -ol), [key]
n. Pharm.
a white, crystalline, aromatic powder, C13H10O3, produced by the interaction of salicylic acid and phenol, used as a preservative, a light absorber in suntan preparations, and in medicine chiefly as an antipyretic and as an antiseptic. Also called phenyl salicylate.

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