adjective qui·no·noid \kwi-ˈnō-ˌnid, ˈkwi-nə-\

Definition of QUINONOID

:  resembling quinone especially in having a 6-membered carbon ring containing two double bonds

Variants of QUINONOID

qui·no·noid or quin·oid \ˈkwi-ˌnid\

First Known Use of QUINONOID

Medical Dictionary


adjective qui·no·noid \kwi-ˈnō-ˌnid, ˈkwin-ə-ˌnid\

Medical Definition of QUINONOID

:  resembling quinone; especially :  having a structure characterized by a benzene nucleus containing two instead of three double bonds within the nucleus and two external double bonds attached to the nucleus either at ortho or para positions (as in the two carbonyl groups of quinones)

Variants of QUINONOID

qui·no·noid or quin·oid \ˈkwi-ˌnid\


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