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Medical Term:

dexpanthenol

Pronunciation: deks-pan'the-nol

Definition: Pantothenic acid with –CH2OH replacing the terminal –COOH; a cholinergic agent and a dietary source of pantothenic acid.

Synonym(s): panthenol, pantothenyl alcohol

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