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 (rĭ-zôr′sə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′) also res·or·cin (rĭ-zôr′sĭn)
A white crystalline compound, C6H4(OH)2, with bactericidal, fungicidal, and keratolytic properties, used in the treatment of acne and other skin diseases and as a component of dyes and resin adhesives.


(rɪˈzɔːsɪˌnɒl) or


(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline phenol with a sweet taste, used in making dyes, drugs, resins, and adhesives. Formula: C6H4(OH)2; relative density: 1.27; melting pt: 111°C; boiling pt at 1 atm.: 276°C
[C19: New Latin, from resin + orcinol]
reˈsorcinal adj


(rɪˈzɔr səˌnɔl)

also res•or′cin,

a white, needlelike, water-soluble solid, C6H6O2, used chiefly in making dyes, as a reagent, in tanning, in the synthesis of certain resins, and as a skin medication.
[1880–85; res (in) + orcinol a crystalline compound obtained from orchil (< New Latin orc(ina) or Italian orc(ello) orchil + -in1 + -ol2)]
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Noun1.resorcinol - a crystalline phenol obtained from various resins; used in ointments for acne and in dandruff shampoos
phenol - any of a class of weakly acidic organic compounds; molecule contains one or more hydroxyl groups


n. resorcinol, agente usado en el tratamiento de acné y otras dermatosis.
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