pyrocatechinmedical dictionary

<chemistry> 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.

Synonyms: catechol, oxyphenol. Etc.

Origin: Pyro- + catechu.

(01 Mar 1998)

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