quinone imine

noun \kwə̇ˈnōnəˌmēn, -mə̇n\
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quinonimine

\kwə̇ˈnōnəˌmēn, -mə̇n\

Definition of quinone imine

  1. 1 :  a colorless crystalline compound O=C6H4=NH regarded as derived from quinone (see quinone 1a) by replacement of one oxygen atom by the imino group but made by oxidation of para-aminophenol —called also p-benzoquinone imine, p-quinonimine

  2. 2 :  a compound derived from a quinone by replacement of one or both oxygen atoms by the imino group

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Origin and Etymology of quinone imine

International Scientific Vocabulary quinone + imine


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