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propanol in Medicine

propanol pro·pa·nol (prō'pə-nôl', -nōl')
See propyl alcohol.

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propanol in Science
  (prō'pə-nôl', -nōl')   
A clear colorless liquid used as a solvent and antiseptic. Also called propyl alcohol. Chemical formula: C3H8O.
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Encyclopedia Article for propanol

one of two isomeric alcohols used as solvents and intermediates in chemical manufacturing. The second isomer is isopropyl alcohol (2-propanol).

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