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  1. saligenin(Noun)

    The phenolic alcohol o-hydroxy-benzyl alcohol obtained by the decomposition of salicin

  2. Origin: salicin + -gen + -in.

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  1. Saligenin(noun)

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

  2. Origin: [Salicin + -gen.]

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