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quinonoid

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

Definition of quinonoid

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



1878

First Known Use of quinonoid

1878

Variants of quinonoid

or quin·oid play \ˈkwi-ˌnȯid\

Medical Dictionary

quinonoid

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

Medical Definition of quinonoid

  1. :  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

or quin·oid \ˈkwi-ˌnȯid\play

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