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Definitions for resorcinol
rɪˈzɔr səˌnɔlre·sor·ci·nol

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  1. resorcinolnoun

    a crystalline phenol obtained from various resins; used in ointments for acne and in dandruff shampoos


  1. resorcinolnoun

    The diphenol meta-dihydroxy benzene, used as a mild antiseptic and in many industrial applications; isomeric with catechol and hydroquinone.


  1. resorcinol

    Resorcinol is a type of phenol that is often used in various industrial applications. Chemically, it is a white crystalline compound with the formula C6H4(OH)2. It is used as an antiseptic and disinfectant in topical pharmaceutical products in dermatology to treat acne, seborrheic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, and other skin disorders. It is also used in the production of resins, dyes, plastics, pharmaceuticals, and in chemical synthesis.


  1. Resorcinol

    Resorcinol is a dihydroxy benzene. Austrian chemist Heinrich Hlasiwetz is remembered for his chemical analysis of resorcinol.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resorcinol in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resorcinol in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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