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resorcinol

 [rĕ-zor´sĭ-nol]
a phenol with bactericidal, fungicidal, keratolytic, exfoliative, and antipruritic activity; used especially as a topical keratolytic in the treatment of acne and other dermatoses.

re·sor·ci·nol

(rē-zōr'si-nol),
A dermal antiseptic; pyrocatechol and hydroquinone are isomers of resorcinol.
Synonym(s): resorcin

resorcinol

/re·sor·ci·nol/ (rĕ-zor´sĭ-nol) a bactericidal, fungicidal, keratolytic, exfoliative, and antipruritic agent, used especially as a topical keratolytic in the treatment of acne and other dermatoses.

resorcinol

(rĭ-zôr′sə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′) also

resorcin

(rĭ-zôr′sĭn)
n.
A white crystalline compound, C6H4(OH)2, with bactericidal, fungicidal, and keratolytic properties, used in the treatment of acne and other skin diseases and as a component of dyes and resin adhesives.

resorcinol

[rizôr′sinol]
an antiseptic substance used as a keratolytic agent in the dermatoses. It is also used in dyes and pharmaceutics and as a chemical intermediate.

resorcinol

A drug used externally that softens and helps to remove the horny outer layer of the skin. A keratolytic drug. A brand name for a preparation containing resorcinol is Eskamel.

re·sor·ci·nol

(rē-zōr'si-nol)
A dermal antiseptic.

resorcinol

a phenol with bactericidal, fungicidal, keratolytic, exfoliative and antipruritic activity; used especially as a topical keratolytic in the treatment of dermatoses.
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5 to 5 parts by weight of resorcin or modified resorcin condensate, (C) 0.
Key statement: This invention provides a compound represented by the following general formula (1) and capable of suppressing the blooming, which is observed in the compounding of the resorcin or the RF resin, as far as possible while maintaining the workability and high humidity-aged adhesion of the rubber composition obtained by compounding with rubber, reducing the deterioration of the adhesiveness during the storage of the rubber composition and stably developing the adhesiveness as well as the composition containing the above-mentioned compound as a main component: