naphthoquinone

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n naphthoquinone a fat-soluble vitamin that helps in the clotting of blood
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Naphthoquinone (Chem) A yellow crystalline substance, C10H6O2, analogous to quinone, obtained by oxidizing naphthalene with chromic acid.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Naphth,alene + quinone,