Sa*lig"e*nin (?), n. [Salicin + -gen.] Chem.

A phenol alcohol obtained, by the decomposition of salicin, as a white crystalline substance; -- called also hydroxy-benzyl alcohol.

<-- ortho-hydroxybenzyl alcohol, saligenol, salicyl alcohol. HOCH2.C6H4.OH -->

 

© Webster 1913.

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