[yoo-juh-nawl, -nohl] /ˈyu dʒəˌnɔl, -ˌnoʊl/

noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology.
a colorless, oily, spicy, aromatic, very slightly water-soluble liquid, C 10 H 12 O 2 , extracted from certain essential oils, as oil of cloves: used chiefly in perfumery and in dentistry as an antiseptic.
a colourless or pale yellow oily liquid substance with a spicy taste and an odour of cloves, used in perfumery; 4-allyl-2-methoxyphenol. Formula: C10H12O2

eugenol eu·ge·nol (yōō’jə-nôl’, -nōl’)
An aromatic liquid made from clove oil, used as a dental analgesic.


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