naphthoquinone

Naphthoquinone

Naph`tho*qui"none\, n. [Naphthalene + quinone.] (Chem.) A yellow crystalline substance, C10H6O2, analogous to quinone, obtained by oxidizing naphthalene with chromic acid.
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