Meaning of ascaridole

as•car•i•dole

Pronunciation: (u-skar'i-dōl"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a liquid, CHO, constituting the active principle of chenopodium oil, used chiefly as a catalyst in polymerization reactions.
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