quinoxaline

[kwi-nok-suh-leen, -lin]

noun Chemistry.

a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C8H6N2, used chiefly in organic synthesis.

Nearby words

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

Also quin·ox·a·lin [kwi-nok-suh-lin] /kwɪˈnɒk sə lɪn/.

Origin of quinoxaline

1880–85; quin(ine) + (gly)oxal + -ine2

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