ascaridole


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ascaridole

[ə′skar·ə‚dōl]
(organic chemistry)
C10H16O2 A terpene peroxide, explosive when heated; used as an initiator in polymerization.
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Lamb's-quarters leaves are a source of ascaridole, an oil used to treat for round worms and hook worms.