benzoquinone


benzoquinone
noun
any of a class of aromatic yellow compounds including several that are biologically important as coenzymes or acceptors or vitamins; used in making dyes
Syn: ↑quinone
Hypernyms: ↑compound, ↑chemical compound
Hyponyms: ↑ubiquinone, ↑coenzyme Q

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  • benzoquinone — ● benzoquinone nom féminin Quinone C6H4O2, dérivée du benzène, dont il existe 2 isomères, l orthobenzoquinone et la parabenzoquinone, prototype des quinones, qui s obtient par l oxydation énergique de nombreux dérivés du benzène et dont la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Benzoquinone — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Benzoquinone peut faire allusion à deux isomères : 1,2 Benzoquinone 1,4 Benzoquinone Catégorie : Homonymie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • benzoquinone — ben·zo·qui·none .ben zō kwin ōn, kwin . n QUINONE (1) * * * ben·zo·qui·none (ben″zo kwinґōn) 1. a substituted benzene ring containing two carbonyl groups, usually in the para (1,4) position. p Benzoquinone is used in the manufacture of …   Medical dictionary

  • benzoquinone — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1903 quinone 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • benzoquinone —       simplest member of the quinone family of organic compounds; see quinone. * * * …   Universalium

  • benzoquinone — noun Either of the two isomeric forms of the simplest quinone, CHO, or any of their derivatives. Syn: cyclohexadienedione …   Wiktionary

  • Benzoquinone — Бензохинон, хинон C6H4O2 …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • benzoquinone — [ˌbɛnzə(ʊ) kwɪnəʊn] noun Chemistry a yellow crystalline compound related to benzene but having two hydrogen atoms replaced by oxygen …   English new terms dictionary

  • benzoquinone — ben·zo·quinone …   English syllables

  • benzoquinone — /ˌbɛnzoʊkwəˈnoʊn/ (say .benzohkwuh nohn) noun → quinone (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary


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