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Alcohol (арабск. al-kohl – thin antimonial powder; later – intangible, something the thinnest; synonym: monoatomic alcohol) – the derivatives of hydrocarbons (limit and nonlimiting) containing one hydroxylic group in a molecule. Are widely used by Alkogoli in medicine, mainly, as solvents and disinfectants.

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