para-hydroxypropiophenone

para-hydroxypropiophenone

[¦par·ə hī¦dräk·sē‚prō·pē′ä·fə‚nōn]
(pharmacology)
HOC6H4COC2H5 A crystalline substance with a melting point of 149°C; soluble in alcohol and ether; used as an inhibitor of pituitary gonadotropic hormone.