a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; used in manufacturing and as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally
The simplest phenol, consisting of a benzene ring attached to a hydroxyl group (OH). It is a poisonous, white, crystalline compound and is used to make plastics and drugs. Also called carbolic acid. Chemical formula: C6H6O.
Find another word for carbolic-acid. In this page you can discover 4 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for carbolic-acid, like: phenol, hydroxybenzene, oxybenzene and phenylic acid.