hexylresorcinol


hex·yl·res·or·cin·ol

noun \ˌhek-səl-rə-ˈzr-sən-ˌl, -ˌōl\

Definition of HEXYLRESORCINOL

:  a crystalline phenol C12H18O2 used as an antiseptic and anthelmintic

First Known Use of HEXYLRESORCINOL

1924

hex·yl·res·or·cin·ol

noun \ˌhek-səl-rə-ˈzrs-ən-ˌl, -ˌōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HEXYLRESORCINOL

: a crystalline phenol C12H18O2 used as an antiseptic (as in a throat lozenge) and as an anthelmintic against ascarids (especially Ascaris lumbricoides), hookworms, and whipworms (especially Trichuris trichiura)

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