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(fē′nōl″ )


1. C6H5OH; a crystalline colorless or light pink solid, melting at 109°F (43°C), obtained from the distillation of coal tar. It has a characteristic odor and is dangerous because of its rapid corrosive action on tissues.

PATIENT CARE
Buffered solutions of phenol are used as skin peels to treat sun-damaged skin.
SYN: SEE: carbolic acid

2. Any of the aromatic derivatives of benzene with one or more hydroxyl groups attached.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Phenol." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759512/all/phenol.
Phenol. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759512/all/phenol. Accessed June 24, 2019.
Phenol. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759512/all/phenol
Phenol [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759512/all/phenol.
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