quinone

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Structure diagram of 1,4-benzoquinone (para-quinone)
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Etymology[edit]

quinine +‎ -one

Noun[edit]

quinone (plural quinones)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of a class of aromatic compounds having two carbonyl functional groups in the same six-membered ring.

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