[ flawr-uh-gloo-suh-nawl, -nol, flor- ]
/ ˌflɔr əˈglu səˌnɔl, -ˌnɒl, ˌflɒr- /
a white to yellow, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, C6H3(OH)3⋅2H2O, used chiefly in analytical chemistry and in the preparation of pharmaceuticals.
Also phlor·o·glu·cin [flawr-uh-gloo-sin, flor-] /ˌflɔr əˈglu sɪn, ˌflɒr-/, phlor·o·glu·cine [flawr-uh-gloo-seen, -sin, flor-] /ˌflɔr əˈglu sin, -sɪn, ˌflɒr-/.
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Medicine definitions for phloroglucinol
[ flôr′ə-glōō′sə-nôl′,-nōl′ ]
A white, slightly sweet, crystalline compound used as an antispasmodic, analytical reagent, and decalcifier of bone specimens for microscopic examination.phloroglucin
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