[flawr-uh-gloo-suh-nawl, -nol, flor-] /ˌflɔr əˈglu səˌnɔl, -ˌnɒl, ˌflɒr-/
a white to yellow, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, C 6 H 3 (OH) 3 ⋅2H 2 O, used chiefly in analytical chemistry and in the preparation of pharmaceuticals.
phloroglucinol phlo·ro·glu·cin·ol (flôr’ə-glōō’sə-nôl’,-nōl’)
A white, slightly sweet, crystalline compound used as an antispasmodic, an analytical reagent, and as a decalcifier of bone specimens for microscopic examination. Also called phloroglucin.
[floks] /flɒks/ noun 1. any plant of the genus Phlox, of North America, certain species of which are cultivated for their showy flowers of various colors. Compare . 2. the flower of this plant. /flɒks/ noun (pl) phlox, phloxes 1. any polemoniaceous plant of the chiefly North American genus Phlox: cultivated for their clusters of […]
noun 1. the plant family Polemoniaceae, characterized by herbaceous or sometimes shrubby plants having simple or compound leaves, flowers with a five-lobed corolla, and capsular fruit, and including gilia, Jacob’s-ladder, moss pink, and phlox.
abbreviation (in Britain) 1. Public Health Laboratory Service Public Health Laboratory Service
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