Definition of Quinolone

1. Noun. (organic compound) Any of several isomeric ketones derived from quinoline. ¹



2. Noun. (medicine) Any of a range of broad-spectrum antibiotics, related to nalidixic acid, based on this structure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quinolone

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quinolone

quinolines
quinolinic
quinolinic acid
quinolinic acid synthetase
quinolinol
quinolins
quinolinyl
quinolizidine
quinolizidines
quinolizine
quinolizines
quinological
quinologist
quinologists
quinology
quinolone (current term)
quinolones
quinols
quinolyl
quinomethane
quinomethanes
quinomethide
quinomethides
quinone
quinone imine
quinone methide isomerase
quinone methide tautomerase
quinone reductase
quinone reductases
quinoneoxime

Literary usage of Quinolone

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1. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"If the hydrolysis is nit at 150-60°, C0t is evolved in either case and hexahydro-2-quinolone, S • ССН : N.CQ.CH, (F), m. 202-4°, ¡s obtained. ..."

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