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pyrocatechol

[pahy-ruh-kat-i-chawl, -chol, -kawl, -kol] /ˌpaɪ rəˈkæt ɪˌtʃɔl, -ˌtʃɒl, -ˌkɔl, -ˌkɒl/
noun, Chemistry
1.
Also, pyrocatechin
[pahy-ruh-kat-uh-chin, -kin] /ˌpaɪ rəˈkæt ə tʃɪn, -kɪn/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; pyro- + catechol
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British Dictionary definitions for pyro catechol

pyrocatechol

/ˌpaɪrəʊˈkætɪˌtʃɒl; -kɒl/
noun
1.
another name for catechol
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pyro catechol in Medicine

pyrocatechol py·ro·cat·e·chol (pī'rō-kāt'ĭ-kôl', -kōl')
n.
A biologically important organic phenol, having two hydroxyl groups attached to the benzene ring; used as a topical antiseptic. Also called catechol.

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