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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

(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

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.
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Afterwards, the B-CD-UF mixture, citric acid solution, ammonium chloride, and resorcin were added into the paraffin dispersion with a stirring rate of 500 rpm and kept to 75[degrees]C for 3 hours.
Key statement: Provided is a robber composition that comprises a rubber component of at least one of natural rubber and synthetic rubber and a resin composition containing a novolak-type resorcin resin and a resol-type phenolic resin in which the content of the dimethylene ether group is within a specific range.
The staining currently automated are: Massons~s trichrome (or Gomori~s trichrome), Grocott~s Methenamine Silver (or Gomori~s Methenamine Silver), Giemsa, Gordon and Sweet (or Gomori and Snook), Congo Red, Jones Methenamine Silver (with H&E contrast colour), Gram, PAS + diastase (2 kit), Perls Prussian Blue, Alcian Blue (pH 2,5), Ziehl-Neelsen, Elastin (Modified Weigert~s Resorcin Fuchsin, Verhoeff~s elastic tissue).