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quinol Line breaks: quinol
Pronunciation: /ˈkwɪnɒl/

Definition of quinol in English:


Another term for hydroquinone.
Example sentences
  • The presence of high concentrations of quinol in all membranes provides a basis for antioxidant action either by direct reaction with radicals or by regeneration of tocopherol and ascorbate.


Late 19th century: from Spanish quina (see quinine) + -ol.

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