Meaning of salol
Pronunciation: (sal'ôl, -ol), [key]
— n. Pharm.
- a white, crystalline, aromatic powder, CHO, produced by the interaction of salicylic acid and phenol, used as a preservative, a light absorber in suntan preparations, and in medicine chiefly as an antipyretic and as an antiseptic. Also called
- salol (Thesaurus)