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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.
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