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Pronunciation: to-kof'er-ol-kwi'non

Definition: An oxidized tocopherol; abbreviated TQ and preceded by a-, ß-, etc., as in the tocopherols, to indicate degree of methylation.

Synonym(s): tocopherylquinone

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