(Science: chemistry) A white crystalline substance, C6H4(OH)2, obtained by the reduction of quinone. It is a diacid phenol, resembling, and metameric with, pyrocatechin and resorcin.
Synonym: dihydroxy benzene.
Origin: Hydro-, 2 – quinone.
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