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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A toxic white lustrous crystalline phenol used to treat certain skin diseases and as a photographic developer.

Usage examples (21)
  • Baeyer's experiment with pyrogallol probaly also yields, according to
  • Newton employs it in combination with pyrogallol and soda in the development of bromo-gelatine plates.
  • From the medico - pharmaceutical point of view, pyrogallol already has several uses especially in external usage.
  • Councler substitutes phloroglucinol for pyrogallol, with the advantage of doing away with the digestion at high temperature. for more
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