M–Q developer


Definition of M–Q developer

  1. :  a photographic developer containing the developing agents para -methyl-aminophenol sulfate and hydroquinone and usually a preservative, an activator, and an antifoggant

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Origin and Etymology of m–q developer

Metol (trademark applied to N-methyl-para-aminophenol) + quinol

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