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[klawr-uh-fee-nawl, -nol, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈfi nɔl, -nɒl, ˌkloʊr-/

noun, Chemistry.
any of three isomers having the formula C 6 H 5 ClO, derived from chlorine and , used chiefly as intermediates in the manufacture of dyes.
any derivative of of which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by chlorine atoms.

chlorophenol chlo·ro·phe·nol (klôr’ō-fē’nôl’, -nōl’)
One of several substitution products obtained by the action of chlorine on phenol and used as an antiseptic.


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