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Camphor is a waxy, flammable, transparent solid. It has a strong smell. It is a terpenoid. Its chemical formula is C10H16O. It is found in the wood of the camphor laurel (Cinnamomum camphora). Camphor can also be artificially made from the oil of turpentine.

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