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phenyl salicylate


Definition: the salicylic ester of phenol; the phenylic ester of salicylic acid; an intestinal analgesic and antipyretic; it has been used as an enteric coating for tablets, and in ointments for sunburn prevention.

Synonym(s): salol

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