hydroquinonemedical dictionary

<chemistry> 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.

Synonyms: dihydroxy benzene.

Origin: Hydro-, 2 + quinone.

(01 Mar 1998)

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