hydroquinone(redirected from 1,4-benzenediol)
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a topical agent used to bleach hyperpigmented skin.
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hydroquinone(hī′drō-kwĭ-nōn′, -kwĭn′ōn′) also
A white crystalline phenol, C6H6O2, used as an antioxidant, photographic developer, stabilizer, and reagent.
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