xyloquinone

noun

xy·​lo·​quinone
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: any of several yellow crystalline compounds (CH3)2C6H2O2 obtained in general by oxidation of xylidines or xylenols; dimethyl-benzoquinone

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary xyl- + quinone

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“Xyloquinone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xyloquinone. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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