Oxyphenol
Oxyphenol Ox`y*phe"nol, n. (Chem.) A phenol, {C6H4(OH)2}, produced by the distillation of catechin; called also {oxyphenic acid}, and now {pyrocatechin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • oxyphenol — Pyrocatechin Pyr o*cat e*chin, n. [Pyro + catechu.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C6H4(OH)2}, of the phenol series, found in various plants; so called because first obtained by distillation of gum catechu. Called also {catechol},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C6H4OH2 — Oxyphenol Ox y*phe nol, n. (Chem.) A phenol, {C6H4(OH)2}, produced by the distillation of catechin; called also {oxyphenic acid}, and now {pyrocatechin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oxyphenic acid — Oxyphenol Ox y*phe nol, n. (Chem.) A phenol, {C6H4(OH)2}, produced by the distillation of catechin; called also {oxyphenic acid}, and now {pyrocatechin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pyrocatechin — Oxyphenol Ox y*phe nol, n. (Chem.) A phenol, {C6H4(OH)2}, produced by the distillation of catechin; called also {oxyphenic acid}, and now {pyrocatechin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C6H4OH2 — Pyrocatechin Pyr o*cat e*chin, n. [Pyro + catechu.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C6H4(OH)2}, of the phenol series, found in various plants; so called because first obtained by distillation of gum catechu. Called also {catechol},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catechol — Pyrocatechin Pyr o*cat e*chin, n. [Pyro + catechu.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C6H4(OH)2}, of the phenol series, found in various plants; so called because first obtained by distillation of gum catechu. Called also {catechol},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxyphenic — Ox y*phe nic, a. [Oxy (b) + phenol.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, the phenol formerly called oxyphenic acid, and now oxyphenol and pyrocatechin. See {Pyrocatechin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pyrocatechin — Pyr o*cat e*chin, n. [Pyro + catechu.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C6H4(OH)2}, of the phenol series, found in various plants; so called because first obtained by distillation of gum catechu. Called also {catechol}, {oxyphenol}. etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tyrosin — Tyr o*sin, n. [Gr. ? cheese.] (Physiol. Chem.) A white crystalline nitrogenous substance present in small amount in the pancreas and spleen, and formed in large quantity from the decomposition of proteid matter by various means, as by pancreatic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tyrosine — Tyrosin Tyr o*sin, n. [Gr. ? cheese.] (Physiol. Chem.) A white crystalline nitrogenous substance present in small amount in the pancreas and spleen, and formed in large quantity from the decomposition of proteid matter by various means, as by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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