menaphthone

SYN: menadione.

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me·naph·thone mə-'naf-.thōn n Brit MENADIONE

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men·aph·thone (mən-afґthōn) menadione.

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  • menaphthone — me·naph·thone …   English syllables

  • menaphthone — mə̇ˈnafˌthōn noun ( s) Etymology: methyl + naphthaquinone : menadione …   Useful english dictionary

  • Menadione — Menadione[1] …   Wikipedia

  • C11H8O2 — vitamin K3 vitamin K3 n. menadione, ({C11H8O2}) being chemically 2 methyl 1,4, naphthoquinone. Having no side chain in the 3 position, it cannot exert all functions of a true K vitamin and the designation as vitamin K3 has been discouraged [MI11] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vitamin K3 — n. menadione, ({C11H8O2}) being chemically 2 methyl 1,4, naphthoquinone. Having no side chain in the 3 position, it cannot exert all functions of a true K vitamin and the designation as vitamin K3 has been discouraged [MI11] Syn: vitaminK2(0);… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ethyl — The hydrocarbon radical, CH3CH2–. e. alcohol SYN: alcohol (2). e. aminobenzoate SYN: benzocaine. e. biscoumacetate an anticoagulant chemically related to bishydroxycoumarin and warfarin. e. butyrate used in perfumery. e …   Medical dictionary

  • menadione — The root of compounds that are 3 multiprenyl derivatives of m. and known as the menaquinones or vitamins K2. SYN: menaphthone, vitamin K3. m. reductase SYN: NADPH dehydrogenase (quinone). m. sodium bisulfite it possesses the same action and is… …   Medical dictionary

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