Definition of 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)

Ethanol is from the group

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Other Names for Ethanol

Ethanol
Absolute Ethanol
Alcohol

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