hydroxybenzene


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Related to hydroxybenzene: Aminobenzene, Benzenol
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Noun1.hydroxybenzene - a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; used in manufacturing and as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent, solvent - a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; "the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
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Phenol (hydroxybenzene) is a colourless, crystalline substance of characteristic odour, soluble in water and organic solvents.
Simultaneous voltammetric determination of hydroxybenzene isomers using a poly (acid chrome blue K)/carbon nanotube composite electrode.
(2) Unit: one unit alkaline phosphatase activity is defined as the amount of alkaline phosphatase in 100 ml plasma that liberates 1 mg of hydroxybenzene from disodium phenyl phosphate per quarter at 37[degrees]C.