dihydroxy benzene
Hydroquinone Hy`dro*qui"none, n. [Hydro-, 2 + quinone.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C6H4(OH)2}, obtained by the reduction of quinone. It is a diacid phenol, resembling, and metameric with, pyrocatechin and resorcin. Called also {dihydroxy benzene}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hydroquinone — Hy dro*qui none, n. [Hydro , 2 + quinone.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C6H4(OH)2}, obtained by the reduction of quinone. It is a diacid phenol, resembling, and metameric with, pyrocatechin and resorcin. Called also {dihydroxy benzene} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • pyrocatechol — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pyr + catechol : a crystalline phenol C6H4(OH)2 obtained by pyrolysis of catechin, resins, lignins, and other natural substances but usually made synthetically (as by alkaline fusion of ortho …   Useful english dictionary

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