quinonoid

[kwin-uh-noid, kwi-noh-noid]

adjective Chemistry.

of or resembling quinone.

Nearby words

  1. quinoline,
  2. quinolone,
  3. quinone,
  4. quinone diimine,
  5. quinonimine,
  6. quinoxaline,
  7. quinq.,
  8. quinquagenarian,
  9. quinquagenary,
  10. quinquagesima

Also quinoid, qui·noi·dal [kwi-noid-l] /kwɪˈnɔɪd l/.

Origin of quinonoid

First recorded in 1875–80; quinone + -oid

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British Dictionary definitions for quinoidal

quinonoid

quinoid

adjective

of, resembling, or derived from quinone
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Medicine definitions for quinoidal

quinonoid

[kwĭnə-noid′, kwĭ-nō-]

adj.

Containing or resembling quinone.

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