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quinol

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Pronunciation: /ˈkwɪnɒl
 
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Definition of quinol in English:

noun

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.

Origin

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

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