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phylloquinone

[ fil-oh-kwi-nohn, -kwin-ohn ]
/ ˌfɪl oʊ kwɪˈnoʊn, -ˈkwɪn oʊn /
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noun Biochemistry.

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Origin of phylloquinone

First recorded in 1935–40; phyllo- + quinone
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British Dictionary definitions for phylloquinone

phylloquinone
/ (ˌfɪləʊkwɪˈnəʊn) /

noun

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

phylloquinone
[ fĭlə-kwĭ-nōn, -kwĭnōn′ ]

See vitamin K1.
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