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 for C32H16
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Retinol \Ret"i*nol\, n. [Gr. ??? resin + L. oleum oil.]
     1. (Chem.) A hydrocarbon oil C32H16, obtained by the
        distillation of resin, -- used as a solvent, as an
        antiseptic, and in printer's ink.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
     2. One of the compounds which function as vitamin A. Called
        also vitamin A, vitamin A1 and vitamin A alcohol.
        See vitamin A1.

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