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 (rĭ-zôr′sə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′) also res·or·cin (rĭ-zôr′sĭn)
A white crystalline compound, C6H4(OH)2, with bactericidal, fungicidal, and keratolytic properties, used in the treatment of acne and other skin diseases and as a component of dyes and resin adhesives.

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Walkowiak, "Lead(II) removal from aqueous solutions by solvent extraction with tetracarboxyl- resorcin [4] arene," Physicochemical Problems of Mineral Processing, vol.
The following staining methods were used: Weigert's resorcin fuchsin with previous oxidation to observe elastic system fibers and picrosirius red with polarization for observation of different collagen types.