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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to a toxic white lustrous crystalline phenol used to treat certain skin diseases and as a photographic developer

Usage examples (5)
  • For use, 100 c.c. of this solution are mixed with 6 c.c. of a pyrogallic solution of 1: 10, without the addition of any bromide.
  • The developing agent with the pyrogallic and formic acids will keep good
  • I have found the protonitrate of iron, as also the protosulphate, and not seldom the pyrogallic, so difficult of application, that I have stained and spoiled very good...
  • A great advantage of the pyrogallic developer which I recommend, is that of its being able to be diluted to almost any extent, with no other result than simply making... for more
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