noun. a crystalline phenol obtained from various resins; used in ointments for acne and in dandruff shampoos.
Sentences with resorcinol
1. Noun, singular or mass
Pus-filled bumps on the skin caused by mild acne may be controlled with the help of over-the-counter skin care products than contain benzoyl peroxide, resorcinol, salicylic acid or sulfur.