hydroquinone

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hydroquinone

 [hi″dro-kwin´ōn]
a topical agent used to bleach hyperpigmented skin.

hydroquinone

(hī′drō-kwĭ-nōn′, -kwĭn′ōn′) also

hydroquinol

(-kwĭn′ôl′, -ōl′)
n.
A white crystalline phenol, C6H6O2, used as an antioxidant, photographic developer, stabilizer, and reagent.