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phe'nol coeffi'cient



Chem.
the number indicating the effectiveness of a disinfectant as a germicide relative to phenol, which is arbitrarily assigned the number 1: based on the time required to kill a given quantity of a specific type of bacteria.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

phenolatedphenolic resin

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