noun la·pa·chol \ləˈpäˌchȯl, -chōl\

Definition of lapachol



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

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Origin and Etymology of lapachol

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

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