catechol


cat·e·chol

noun \ˈka-tə-ˌkl, -ˌkōl\

Definition of CATECHOL

1
:  catechin
2
:  a crystalline phenol C6H6O2 obtained from various natural sources but usually made synthetically and used especially in organic synthesis

First Known Use of CATECHOL

1880

cat·e·chol

noun \ˈkat-ə-ˌkl, -ˌkōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CATECHOL

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