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1,4-naphthoquinone[¦wən ¦fȯr ‚naf·thə·kwə′nōn]
C10H6O2 Greenish-yellow powder soluble in organic solvents, slightly soluble in water; melts at 123-126°C; used as an antimycotic agent, in synthesis, and as a rubber polymerization regulator.
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