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Ethanol

Introduction: Ethanol

Description of Ethanol

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Ethanol -- Teratogenic Agent:
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Ethanol: A colorless organic liquid also known as ethyl alcohol or grain alcohol. Ethanol's primary physiologic effects involve the central nervous system. Depending on the dose delivered, ethanol behaves as an anxiolytic, a depressant, or a general anesthetic. Ethanol-induced immunosuppression involves dysregulation of CD4+ T cells. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Ethanol: two carbon primary alcohol formed by microbial fermentation of carbohydrates or by synthesis from ethylene; it is a clear, colorless liquid rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and distributed throughout the body; it has bactericidal activity and is used often as a topical disinfectant; it is widely used as a solvent and preservative in pharmaceutical preparations as well as serving as the active ingredient in alcoholic beverages.
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Ethanol: A clear, colorless liquid rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and distributed throughout the body. It has bactericidal activity and is used often as a topical disinfectant. It is widely used as a solvent and preservative in pharmaceutical preparations as well as serving as the primary ingredient in ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
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Ethanol: Related Topics

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Abbreviation: Ethanol

Ethanol: An abbreviation for:
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Drug name confusion

Because many drug names share similar spellings or sound almost identical when spoken, it is possible to mistake the name of a particular medication. Other drugs that are sometimes confused with Ethanol include:

  • Ethyol
  • Ethamolin

Ethanol as a Disease

Ethanol: Another name for Ethanol -- Teratogenic Agent (or close medical condition association).
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Ethanol: Related Diseases

Ethanol: Ethanol is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Ethanol (Ethanol -- Teratogenic Agent)

Some of the symptoms of Ethanol incude:

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Related Topics

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Broader terms for Ethanol

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The term Ethanol can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Ethanol:

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Hierarchical classifications of Ethanol

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