xylohydroquinone etymology

English word xylohydroquinone comes from English hydroquinone, English xylo- (Wood.)

Detailed word origin of xylohydroquinone

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hydroquinone English (eng) (organic compound) The diphenol para-dihydroxy benzene, used as a mild reducing agent in photographic developing; isomeric with catechol and resorcinol.
xylo- English (eng) Wood.
xylohydroquinone English (eng) (organic compound) Any dimethyl derivative of hydroquinone (named as a derivative of xylene).

Words with the same origin as xylohydroquinone

Descendants of hydroquinone
Descendants of xylo-
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