noun cre·sor·ci·nol \krə̇ˈsȯrsənˌȯl, -ˌōl\

Definition of cresorcinol



  1. :  crystalline phenol CH3C6H3(OH)2 isomeric with orcinol; 4-methyl-resorcinol

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Origin and Etymology of cresorcinol

International Scientific Vocabulary cresol + orcinol

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