Definitions for "Eugenol"
Keywords:  clove, allyl, phenol, bay, cinnamon
A colorless, aromatic, liquid hydrocarbon, C10H12O2 resembling the phenols, and hence also called eugenic acid. It is found in the oils of pimento and cloves.
Chemical oil used to retard the drying of the ink; has the same characteristics as oil of cloves.
4-allyl-methoxyphenol, found in high levels in bay leaf and cloves; flavoring agent and analgesic used in dentistry.
Used to cement the gutta percha cones into enlarged canals. Eugenol has an acid pH whereas living tissues that surround root canals have an alkaline Ph