benzoquinone vs quinone what difference

what is difference between benzoquinone and quinone

English

Etymology

benzo- +‎ quinone

Noun

benzoquinone (countable and uncountable, plural benzoquinones)

  1. (organic chemistry) Either of the two isomeric forms of the simplest quinone, C6H4O2, or any of their derivatives.

Synonyms

  • cyclohexadienedione

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English

Alternative forms

  • chinone (dated)

Etymology

quinic acid +‎ -one, since it is one of the compounds obtained upon oxidation of quinic acid.

Noun

quinone (plural quinones)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of a class of aromatic compounds having two carbonyl functional groups in the same six-membered ring.

Derived terms

  • benzoquinone
  • dioxyquinone
  • hydroquinone
  • orthoquinone
  • paraquinone
  • quinonic
  • ventiloquinone, isoventiloquinone

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French

Noun

quinone f (plural quinones)

  1. quinone

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