catechol


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cat·e·chol

 (kăt′ĭ-kôl′, -kŏl′, -kōl′)
n.
2. See catechin.

catechol

(ˈkætɪˌtʃɒl; -ˌkɒl)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline phenol found in resins and lignins; 1,2-dihydroxybenzene. It is used as a photographic developer. Formula: C6H4(OH)2. Also called: pyrocatechol
2. (Photography) a colourless crystalline phenol found in resins and lignins; 1,2-dihydroxybenzene. It is used as a photographic developer. Formula: C6H4(OH)2. Also called: pyrocatechol
[C20: from catechu + -ol1]

cat•e•chol

(ˈkæt ɪˌkɔl, -ˌkɒl)

n.
a colorless, crystalline derivative of benzene, C6H6O2, used chiefly in photography, for dyeing, and as a reagent.
Also called pyrocatechol.
[1875–80; catech (u) + -ol1]
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