Meaning of hexylresorcinol

hex•yl•res•or•cin•ol

Pronunciation: (hek"sil-ru-zôr'su-nôl", -nol"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. white or yellowish-white, needle-shaped crystals, CHO, used chiefly as an antiseptic and for the expulsion of intestinal worms.
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