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pyrogallol

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noun py·ro·gal·lol \-ˈgal-ˌȯl, -ˌōl; -ˈgȯ-ˌlȯl, -ˌlōl\

Medical Definition of pyrogallol

  1. :  a poisonous crystalline phenol C6H6O3 formerly used as a topical antimicrobial (as in the treatment of psoriasis)




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