xyloquinone

Xyloquinone

Xy`lo*qui"none\, n. [Xylene + quinone.] (Chem.) Any one of a group of quinone compounds obtained respectively by the oxidation of certain xylidine compounds. In general they are yellow crystalline substances.
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