anthraquinone

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anthra- +‎ quinone

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anthraquinone (plural anthraquinones)

  1. (organic chemistry) A tricyclic quinone, derived from anthracene.
  2. (organic chemistry) Any derivative of this parent compound, mostly natural pigments or synthetic dyes.

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