Hydroquinone meaning

-kwĭn'ôl', -ōl'
A white crystalline phenol, C6 H6 O2 , used as an antioxidant, photographic developer, stabilizer, and reagent.
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A white, crystalline substance, C6H4(OH)2, used in photographic developers, dyes, paints, etc. and in medicine to remove pigmentation from the skin.
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A white crystalline phenol, C6 H6 O2 , used as an antioxidant, photographic developer, stabilizer, and reagent.
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(organic chemistry) The diphenol para-dihydroxy benzene, used as a mild reducing agent in photographic developing; isomeric with catechol and resorcinol.
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Origin of hydroquinone

  • hydro- +‎ quinone
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