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catechol

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noun cat·e·chol \ˈka-tə-ˌkȯl, -ˌkōl\

Definition of catechol

  1. 1 :  catechin

  2. 2 :  a crystalline phenol C6H6O2 obtained from various natural sources but usually made synthetically and used especially in organic synthesis



1880

First Known Use of catechol

1880


Medical Dictionary

catechol

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noun cat·e·chol \ˈkat-ə-ˌkȯl, -ˌkōl\

Medical Definition of catechol




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