orcin

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orcin

[′ȯr·sən]
(organic chemistry)
CH3C6H3(OH)2·H2O White crystals with strong, sweet, unpleasant taste; soluble in water, alcohol, and ether; extracted from lichens; used in medicine and as an analytical reagent.
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