menaquinone

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Etymology[edit]

Shortened from 2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone.

Noun[edit]

menaquinone (plural menaquinones)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of a group of polycyclic aromatic ketones, based on 2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone.
  2. (biochemistry) Vitamin K2

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