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anthraquinone

noun an·thra·qui·none \ˌan(t)-thrə-kwi-ˈnōn, -ˈkwi-ˌnōn\

Definition of ANTHRAQUINONE

:  a yellow crystalline ketone C14H8O2 often derived from anthracene and used especially in the manufacture of dyes

Origin of ANTHRAQUINONE

probably from French, from anthracene + quinone
First Known Use: 1869

anthraquinone

noun an·thra·qui·none \ˌan(t)-thrə-kwin-ˈōn, -ˈkwin-ˌōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANTHRAQUINONE

:  a yellow crystalline ketone C14H8O2 often derived from anthracene and used especially in the manufacture of dyes

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