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anthraquinone   (ān'thrə-kwĭ-nōn', -kwĭn'ōn')  Pronunciation Key 
A yellow crystalline powder that is insoluble in water and used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes. Chemical formula: C14H8O2.
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