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Medical Term:

pyrocatechol

Pronunciation: pi'ro-kat'e-kol

Definition: A constituent of the catecholamines, epinephrine and norepinephrine, and dopa; used externally as an antiseptic.

Synonym(s): catechol1, pyrocatechin

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