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]

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  • 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

  • Pyrocatechin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Brenzcatechin Andere Namen 1,2 Dihydroxybenzol Benzol 1,2 diol …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pyrocatechin — SYN: pyrocatechol. * * * py·ro·cat·e·chin (pi″ro katґə kin) pyrocatechol …   Medical dictionary

  • pyrocatechin — py·ro·catechin …   English syllables

  • pyrocatechin — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pyr + catechin : pyrocatechol …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • Creosote — For other uses, see Creosote (disambiguation). Creosote is the portion of chemical products obtained by the distillation of a tar that remains heavier than water, notably useful for its anti septic and preservative properties.[1] It is produced… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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