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 and Etymology of anthraquinone

probably from French, from anthracene + uinone


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anthraquinone

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

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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