phloroglucinol


phlor·o·glu·cin·ol

noun \-ˈglüs-ən-ˌl, -ˌōl\

Definition of PHLOROGLUCINOL

: a sweet crystalline phenol C6H6O3 that occurs in combined form in glycosides (as phlorizin), in resins, and in tannins and that is usually made from trinitrotoluene by a series of steps

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