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naph·thol

 (năf′thôl′, -thōl′, -thŏl′, năp′-) also naph·tol (-tôl, -tōl, -tŏl)
n.
A hydroxy derivative of naphthalene, C10H8O, occurring in two isomeric forms: alpha-naphthol, used in making dyes and perfumes, and beta-naphthol, used in making antioxidants, pigments, dyes, and pharmaceuticals.

naphthol

(ˈnæfθɒl; ˈnæp-)
n
(Chemistry) a white crystalline solid having two isomeric forms, alpha-naphthol, used in dyes, and beta-naphthol, used in dyes and as an antioxidant. Formula: C10H7OH
[C19: from naphtha + -ol1]

naph•thol

(ˈnæf θɔl, -θɒl, ˈnæp-)

n.
either of two isomeric hydroxyl derivatives, C10H7OH, of naphthalene: used chiefly in dyes, drugs, perfumes, and insecticides.
[1840–50; napth(a) + -ol1]
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Noun1.naphthol - either of two phenols derived from naphthalene
alpha-naphthol - an isomer of naphthol used in dyes
beta-naphthol - an isomer of naphthol used in rubber as an antioxidant
phenol - any of a class of weakly acidic organic compounds; molecule contains one or more hydroxyl groups
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Transverse sections (8-10[micro]m) were cut with an AO 810 rotatory microtome and placed on slides used for the following histochemical tests: periodic acid-Schiff reagent to detect non soluble polysaccharides, naphtol blue-black for proteins, oil red O for lipids, phloroglucinol-HCl for lignin, vainillin-HCl for hydrosoluble tannins and lugol for starch (Jensen, 1962; Lopez et al.
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