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Quinone Meaning & Definition
Quinone Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Quinone?

[n] any of a class of aromatic yellow compounds including several that are biologically important as coenzymes or acceptors or vitamins; used in making dyes

Synonyms | Synonyms for Quinone: benzoquinone

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See Also | chemical compound | coenzyme Q | compound | ubiquinone

Quinone In Webster's Dictionary

\Qui"none\, n. [Quinine + ketone.] (Chem.) A crystalline substance, {C6H4O2} (called also {benzoketone}), first obtained by the oxidation of quinic acid and regarded as a double ketone; also, by extension, any one of the series of which quinone proper is the type. [Written also {chinone}, {kinone}.]

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