hexylresorcinol


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hex·yl·re·sor·ci·nol

 (hĕk′səl-rĭ-zôr′sə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
n.
A yellowish-white crystalline phenol, C12H18O2, used as an antiseptic and anthelmintic.
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hexylresorcinol

(ˌhɛksɪlrɪˈzɔːsɪˌnɒl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a yellowish-white crystalline phenol that has a fatty odour and sharp taste; 2,4- dihydroxy-1-hexylbenzene: used for treating bacterial infections of the urinary tract. Formula: C12H18O2
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