lapachol

noun
la·​pa·​chol | \ ləˈpäˌchȯl, -chōl\
plural -s

Definition of lapachol

: a yellow crystalline coloring matter C15H14O3 derived from alpha-naphthoquinone and found in the grain of lapacho and similar woods

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History and Etymology for lapachol

International Scientific Vocabulary lapach- (from lapacho) + -ol; originally formed in French

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