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alcohol
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A group of organic chemical compounds composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. The molecules in the series vary in chain length and are composed of a hydrocarbon plus a hydroxyl group. Alcohol includes methanol and ethanol.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/298