phylloquinone

[ fil-oh-kwi-nohn, -kwin-ohn ]

nounBiochemistry.

Origin of phylloquinone

1
First recorded in 1935–40; phyllo- + quinone

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British Dictionary definitions for phylloquinone

phylloquinone

/ (ˌfɪləʊkwɪˈnəʊn) /


noun
  1. a viscous fat-soluble liquid occurring in plants: essential for the production of prothrombin, required in blood clotting. Formula: C 31 H 46 O 2: Also: vitamin K 1

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Scientific definitions for phylloquinone

phylloquinone

[ fĭlə-kwĭ-nōn, -kwĭnōn′ ]


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