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pyrogallol

(pī′rō-găl′ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′, -gô′lôl′, -lōl′, -lŏl′)
n.
A white, toxic crystalline phenol, C6H3(OH)3, used as a photographic developer and to treat certain skin diseases. Also called pyrogallic acid.

py′ro·gal′lic (-găl′ĭk, -gô′lĭk) adj.

pyrogallol

(pī″rō-găl′ōl″)
C6H6O3; a toxic chemical derived from gallic acid.
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It was developed with a solution of pyrogallic acid, with cyanide used to remove any excess.