Medical Definition of Catechuic acid

1. 3,3',4',5,7-flavanpentol. Extracted from uncaria gambier, acacia catechu and other plants; it stabilises collagen and is therefore used in tanning and dyeing; it prevents capillary fragility and abnormal permeability, but was formerly used as an antidiarrhoeal. Synonym: cachou; cashoo; cutch. Chemical name: 2H-1-Benzopyran-3,5,7-triol, 2-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-3,4-dihydro-, (2R-trans)- (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catechuic Acid

catechol oestrogen
catechol oxidase
catecholamine
catecholaminergic
catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
catecholamines
catecholase
catecholases
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catecholborane
catecholboranes
catechols
catechu
catechu nigrum
catechuic
catechuic acid (current term)
catechumen
catechumenate
catechumenates
catechumenical
catechumenist
catechumenists
catechumens
catechus
categorem
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