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hexylresorcinol

[hek-sil-ruh-zawr-suh-nawl, -nol] /ˌhɛk sɪl rəˈzɔr səˌnɔl, -ˌnɒl/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
white or yellowish-white, needle-shaped crystals, C 12 H 18 O 2 , used chiefly as an antiseptic and for the expulsion of intestinal worms.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; hexyl + resorcinol
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British Dictionary definitions for hexylresorcinol

hexylresorcinol

/ˌhɛksɪlrɪˈzɔːsɪˌnɒl/
noun
1.
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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hexylresorcinol in Medicine

hexylresorcinol hex·yl·re·sor·ci·nol (hěk'səl-rĭ-zôr'sə-nôl', -nōl')
n.
A yellowish-white crystalline phenol used as an antiseptic and anthelmintic.

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