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menaquinone

/ (ˌmɛnəkwɪˈnəʊn) /
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noun
a form of vitamin K synthesized by bacteria in the intestine or in putrefying organic matterAlso: vitamin K 2
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Word Origin for menaquinone

C20: from me (thyl) -na (phtho) quinone
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Medical definitions for menaquinone

menaquinone
[ mĕn′ə-kwĭnōn′, -kwīnōn′ ]

n.
vitamin K2
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Scientific definitions for menaquinone

menaquinone
[ mĕn′ə-kwĭnōn′, -kwīnōn′ ]

See vitamin K2.
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