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Carbolic definition, of or derived from
1. an extremely poisonous compound, used in dilute solution as an antimicrobial, anesthetic, and antipruritic. Ingestion or absorption through the skin causes ...
International Scientific Vocabulary carb- + Latin oleum oil — more at oil. First
Known Use: circa 1859. Medical
a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; used in manufacturing and as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally.
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