ba|tyl alcohol

ba|tyl alcohol
ba|tyl alcohol «BAY tuhl»,
an alcohol found in the liver of sharks and certain other fish, and in yellow bone marrow. It has been used in the experimental treatment of radiation cancer. Formula: C21H44O3
[< German Batyl (Alkohol) < New Latin Batis a genus of fish + German -yl -yl]

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