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Medical Term:

semiquinone

Pronunciation: sem'e-kwin'on

Definition: A free radical resulting from the removal of one hydrogen atom with its electron during the process of dehydrogenation of a hydroquinone to quinone or similar compound (flavin mononucleotide).

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