a white, crystalline or granular, water-soluble powder, C 7 H 5 NaO 2 , used chiefly as a food preservative and antifungal agent, and in diagnostic tests of liver function.
another name for sodium benzoate
a white crystalline soluble compound used as an antibacterial and antifungal agent in preserving food (E211), as an antiseptic, and in making dyes and pharmaceuticals. Formula: (C6H5COO)Na Also called benzoate of soda
ethyl aminobenzoate; a white, crystalline powder, C 9 H 11 NO 2 , used as a local anesthetic, usually in ointment form. Historical Examples The Propaganda for Reform in Proprietary Medicines, Vol. 2 of 2 Various noun a white crystalline ester used as a local anaesthetic; ethyl para-aminobenzoate. Formula: C9H11NO2
any of a family of minor tranquilizers that act against anxiety and convulsions and produce sedation and muscle relaxation. noun any of a group of chemical compounds that are used as minor tranquillizers, such as diazepam (Valium) and chlordiazepoxide (Librium) n.
coumarone. noun a colourless insoluble aromatic liquid obtained from coal tar and used in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: C8H6O Also called coumarone, cumarone benzofuran (běn’zō-fyr’ān’) A colorless, sweet-smelling, oily liquid found in coal tar and used to make thermoplastic resins for paints and varnishes. Chemical formula: C8H6O.