Definition of Quinol

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) A partial reduction of a quinone, a diene of the cyclohexadienediones class of biochemicals. ¹



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Definition of Quinol

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Quinol

1. A white crystalline substance, C6H4(OH)2, obtained by the reduction of quinone. It is a diacid phenol, resembling, and metameric with, pyrocatechin and resorcin. Synonym: dihydroxy benzene. Origin: Hydro-, 2 + quinone. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quinol

quinizine
quinizines
quinnat
quinnat salmon
quinnats
quinoa
quinoas
quinocide
quinocide hydrochloride
quinoestradiol
quinogen
quinoid
quinoidal
quinoidine
quinoids
quinol (current term)
quinolin
quinoline
quinoline dehydrogenase
quinoline oxidoreductase
quinoline yellow
quinolinemethanethiol
quinolinemethanethiols
quinolinemethanol
quinolines
quinolinic
quinolinic acid
quinolinic acid synthetase
quinolinol
quinolins

Literary usage of Quinol

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1. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1887)
"It crystallizes in needles, which melt at 153°—154°, and sublime without decomposition.4 BROMINE SUBSTITUTION PRODUCTS OF quinol. 999 These are formed in a ..."

2. Organic Chemistry: Or : Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds by Victor von Richter (1922)
"On treating with alcoholic HC1, two bromine atoms are replaced by chlorine in the tetrabromo-tolu-quinol, and one Br atom in the tribromo-tolu- quinol, ..."

3. Photography in a Nutshell by Henry Philip Hawkes (1898)
"On its first introduction much was claimed for hydroquinone (or quinol, as it is now usually called). Longer experience has shown that it is not likely to ..."

4. Experimental Organic Chemistry by Augustus Price West (1920)
"C. Dissolve about 0.5 gram of quinol, C6H4(OH)2(1, 4), in about 3 cc. of water. Add about 3 cc. of ferric chloride solution. The dark- green color which is ..."

5. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"O (corresponding to (I)) + quinol; (3) quinone + quinol < ' quinhydrone; (4) quinhydrone + ... quinol + (I); (5) quinol + ..."

6. Technical Methods of Chemical Analysis by Georg Lunge, Charles Alexander Keane, E. Adam, P. Aulich, T. L. Bailey, C. O. Bannister (1914)
"I g. of hexamethylenetetramine corresponds, therefore, to 28-74 cc. of Nji sulphuric acid.1 Hydroquinone (quinol). ..."

7. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1880)
"According to Liebermann, it has the composition C^H^O^ as very nearly the theoretical amount is obtained when the quinone and quinol are employed in simple ..."

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