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chlorophenol

[klawr-uh-fee-nawl, -nol, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈfi nɔl, -nɒl, ˌkloʊr-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
any of three isomers having the formula C 6 H 5 ClO, derived from chlorine and phenol, used chiefly as intermediates in the manufacture of dyes.
2.
any derivative of phenol of which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by chlorine atoms.
Also, chlorphenol.
Origin of chlorophenol
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chlorophenol in Medicine

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

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