Medical Dictionary

phloroglucinol

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noun phlor·o·glu·cin·ol \-ˈglüs-ən-ˌȯl, -ˌōl\

Medical Definition of phloroglucinol

  1. :  a sweet crystalline phenol C6H6O3 that occurs in combined form in glycosides (as phlorizin), in resins, and in tannins and that is usually made from trinitrotoluene by a series of steps


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