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Etymology: hexyl + resorcinol
: a white or yellowish white crystalline phenol C6H13C6H3(OH)2 used in medicine as an antiseptic and internally as an anthelmintic; 1,3-dihydroxy-4-n-hexyl-benzene

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/hek'sil reuh zawr"seuh nawl', -nol'/, n. Pharm.
white or yellowish-white, needle-shaped crystals, C12H18O2, used chiefly as an antiseptic and for the expulsion of intestinal worms.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hexylresorcinol — [hek΄səl ri zôr′si nôl΄, hek΄səl ri zôr′sinōl΄] n. [ HEXYL + RESORCINOL] a pale yellow, crystalline substance, C12H18O2, used as an antiseptic and germicide, esp. in treating parasitic infections …   English World dictionary

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  • hexylresorcinol — noun Date: 1924 a crystalline phenol C12H18O2 used as an antiseptic and anthelmintic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hexylresorcinol — /hek sil reuh zawr seuh nawl , nol /, n. Pharm. white or yellowish white, needle shaped crystals, C12H18O2, used chiefly as an antiseptic and for the expulsion of intestinal worms. [1920 25; HEXYL + RESORCINOL] * * * …   Universalium

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  • hexylresorcinol — n. substance used as an antiseptic and to treat intestinal worms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hexylresorcinol — /hɛksəlrəˈzɔsənɒl/ (say heksuhlruh zawsuhnol) noun a colourless, crystalline phenolic antiseptic, C12H18O2, which is less toxic and more powerful than phenol. {hexyl + resorcinol} …   Australian-English dictionary

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