diphenol

noun
di·​phe·​nol | \ (ˈ)dī-ˈfen-ˌȯl How to pronounce diphenol (audio) , -ˈfēn- How to pronounce diphenol (audio) , -ˌōl \

Medical Definition of diphenol

: a chemical compound (as pyrocatechol or resorcinol) containing two phenolic hydroxyl groups

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“Diphenol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diphenol. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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