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cetyl alcohol

Syllabification: ce·tyl al·co·hol
Pronunciation: /ˌsētl ˈalkəˌhäl/

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Definition of cetyl alcohol in English:

noun

A waxy alcohol occurring in feces and esterified in spermaceti and wool wax. It is used in cosmetics and as an emulsifier.
  • Chemical formula: CH3(CH2)15OH

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