<chemistry> A phenol derivative of cymene, C10H13.OH, isomeric with carvacrol, found in oil of thyme, and extracted as a white crystalline substance of a pleasant aromatic odour and strong antiseptic properties.

Synonyms: hydroxy cymene.

Origin: Thyme + -ol.

(01 Mar 1998)

thymo-, thymocyte, thymogenic, thymokinetic < Prev | Next > thymol blue, thymol iodide, thymolphthalein

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