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Structure diagram of phytol
 
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From phyto- +‎ -ol.

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phytol (countable and uncountable, plural phytols)

  1. (organic chemistry) The diterpenoid alcohol (2E,7R,11R)-3,7,11,15-tetramethyl-2-hexadecen-1-ol, derived from chlorophyll.