[kree-sawl, -sol] /ˈkri sɔl, -sɒl/
any of three isomeric compounds having the formula C 7 H 8 O, usually derived from coal tar and wood tar, and used chiefly as a disinfectant.
an aromatic compound derived from phenol, existing in three isomeric forms: found in coal tar and creosote and used in making synthetic resins and as an antiseptic and disinfectant; hydroxytoluene. Formula: C6H4(CH3)OH Also called cresylic acid Systematic name methylphenol
cresol cre·sol (krē’sôl’, -sōl’)
Any of three isomeric phenols used as a disinfectant.
- Cresol red
cresol red cre·sol red n. An acid-base indicator with pK value of 8.3; yellow at pH values below 7.4, red above 9.0
noun thin Italian pancakes similar to crepes and either layered with fillings or filled and rolled Usage Note cooking
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