trihydroxymethylanthraquinone

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

trihydroxy +‎ methyl +‎ anthraquinone

Noun[edit]

trihydroxymethylanthraquinone (plural trihydroxymethylanthraquinones)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any trihydroxy, methyl derivative of anthraquinone, but especially 6-methyl-1,3,8-trihydroxyanthraquinone (emodin)