Definition: A phenol present in the volatile oil of Thymus vulgaris (thyme), Mentha longifolia (horsemint), and other volatile oils; used externally and internally as an antiseptic, as a deodorizer of offensive discharges, and as a specific for ancylostomiasis.
Synonym(s): thyme camphor, thymic acid
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