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Medical Dictionary


noun phlor·o·glu·cin·ol \-ˈglüs-ən-ˌl, -ˌōl\

Medical 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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