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1,4-benzoquinone

Pronunciation: ben′zō-kwin′ōn

Definition:

  1. An essential part of coenzyme Q and vitamin E, reducible to hydroquinone.
  2. One of a class of benzoquinone derivatives.

Synonym(s): quinone2

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