pyrogallol

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py·ro·gal·lol

 (pī′rō-găl′ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′, -gô′lôl′, -lōl′, -lŏl′)
n.
A white, toxic crystalline phenol, C6H3(OH)3, used as a photographic developer and to treat certain skin diseases. Also called pyrogallic acid.


py′ro·gal′lic (-găl′ĭk, -gô′lĭk) adj.

pyrogallol

(ˌpaɪrəʊˈɡælɒl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white lustrous crystalline soluble phenol with weakly acidic properties; 1,2,3-trihydroxybenzene: used as a photographic developer and for absorbing oxygen. Formula: C6H3(OH)3
[C20: from pyro- + gall(ic)2 +-ol1]
ˌpyroˈgallic adj

py•ro•gal•lol

(ˌpaɪ rəˈgæl ɔl, -ɒl, -ˈgɔ lɔl, -lɒl)

n.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous, solid, phenolic compound, C6H3(OH), obtained by heating gallic acid and water.
[1875–80; pyro- + gall(ic) + -ol1]
py`ro•gal′lic (-ˈgæl ɪk, -ˈgɔ lɪk) adj.
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Noun1.pyrogallol - a toxic white lustrous crystalline phenol used to treat certain skin diseases and as a photographic developer
phenol - any of a class of weakly acidic organic compounds; molecule contains one or more hydroxyl groups
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