resorcin

play
noun res·or·cin \rə-ˈzȯr-sən\

Definition of resorcin

Origin and Etymology of resorcin

International Scientific Vocabulary res- (from Latin resina resin) + orcin, a phenol (C7H8O2)


First Known Use: circa 1868


Medical Dictionary

resorcin

play
noun res·or·cin \rə-ˈzȯrs-ən\

Medical Definition of resorcin


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up resorcin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to search out and expose misconduct

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ