hexylresorcinol

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noun hex·yl·res·or·cin·ol \ˌhek-səl-rə-ˈzȯr-sə-ˌnȯl, -ˌnōl\

Definition of hexylresorcinol

  1. :  a crystalline phenol C12H18O2 used as an antiseptic and anthelmintic

1924

First Known Use of hexylresorcinol

1924


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hexylresorcinol

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noun hex·yl·res·or·cin·ol \ˌhek-səl-rə-ˈzȯrs-ən-ˌȯl, -ˌōl\

Medical Definition of hexylresorcinol

  1. :  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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