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farnesol

Pronunciation: far'ne-sol

Definition: A difarnesyl group that occurs in the side chain of vitamin K2 and constitutes squalene; found in oil of citronella; a sesquiterpene alcohol.

Synonym(s): farnesene alcohol

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