hemiquinonoid

adjective
hemi·​quinonoid
variants: or hemiquinoid \ "+ \

Definition of hemiquinonoid

: having or relating to a quinonoid arrangement of bonds but only one carbonyl group instead of two

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History and Etymology for hemiquinonoid

hemi- entry 1 + quinonoid or quinoid

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“Hemiquinonoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemiquinonoid. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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