Phytol



[fahy-tawl, -tol] /ˈfaɪ tɔl, -tɒl/

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a hydrophobic alcohol, C 2 0 H 4 0 O, that occurs esterified as a side chain in the chlorophyll molecule.

phytol phy·tol (fī’tôl’)
n.
A liquid alcohol used in the synthesis of vitamins E and K.

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