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piperonal

[pə′per·ə‚nal]
(organic chemistry)
C8H6O3 White crystals with a floral odor and a melting point of 35.5-37°C; soluble in alcohol and ether; used in medicine, perfumes, suntan preparations, and mosquito repellents. Also known as heliotropin.
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