Benzyl benzoate

a colorless, faintly aromatic liquid, C 14 H 12 O 2 , used chiefly as a fixative and solvent in the manufacture of flavorings and perfume and in medicine in the treatment of certain skin conditions.
Historical Examples

Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall Warfield


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