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(al′kŏ-hol″)

[L. alcohol, fr Arabic al-kuh'l, powdered antinomy, distillate]

1. A class of organic compounds that are hydroxyl derivatives of hydrocarbons.
2. Ethyl alcohol (C2H5OH), a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid. Its molecular weight is 46.07; its boiling point is 78.5°C. It is present in fermented or distilled liquors and is obtained, in its pure form, from grain by fermentation and fractionation distillation.
SYN: SEE: ethanol; SEE: grain alcohol

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Alcohol." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744330/all/wood_alcohol.
Alcohol. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744330/all/wood_alcohol. Accessed August 21, 2019.
Alcohol. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744330/all/wood_alcohol
Alcohol [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 21]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744330/all/wood_alcohol.
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