hexylresorcinol love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A yellowish-white crystalline phenol, C6H13C6H3(OH)2, used as an antiseptic and anthelmintic.

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  • n. A hexyl derivative of resorcinol that has anaesthetic, antiseptic and antihelmintic properties.


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  • Many also contain mild antibacterial and antiseptic ingredients such as hexylresorcinol and chlorhexidine to stop secondary infections.

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  • (irium, hexylresorcinol) to the couching of simple ideas in recondite jargon in order to give them the patina of harmlessness or of great importance.

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