benzohydroquinone etymology

English word benzohydroquinone comes from English hydroquinone, English benzo

Detailed word origin of benzohydroquinone

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hydroquinone English (eng) (organic compound) The diphenol para-dihydroxy benzene, used as a mild reducing agent in photographic developing; isomeric with catechol and resorcinol.
benzo English (eng) (organic chemistry) of a ring compound, especially a heterocycle, which also has a fused benzene ring (informal) A benzodiazepine.. (organic chemistry) A divalent radical formed by the removal of two adjacent hydrogen atoms from a benzene ring. (organic chemistry) Sometimes used in place of the phenyl group.
benzohydroquinone English (eng) (organic compound) The aromatic diphenol, having a structure of hydroquinone with a fused benzene ring, obtained by the reduction of naphthoquinone.

Words with the same origin as benzohydroquinone

Descendants of hydroquinone