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benzethonium chloride

[ben-zuh-thoh-nee-uh m] /ˌbɛn zəˈθoʊ ni əm/
noun, Chemistry.
a colorless, water-soluble, crystalline solid, ammonium chloride derivative, (C 27 H 42 O 2 N)Cl⋅H 2 O, used chiefly as an antiseptic.
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benzethonium-chloride in Medicine

benzethonium chloride ben·ze·tho·ni·um chloride (běn'zə-thō'nē-əm)
A synthetic quaternary ammonium compound used as a germicide and bacteriostat.

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