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2-phenoxyethanol 2-phe·nox·y·eth·a·nol (-fĭ-nŏk'sē-ěth'ə-nôl', -nōl')
An antibacterial agent effective against gram-negative bacteria that are resistant to other antiseptics and used as a topical treatment for wound infections.

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