tectoquinone

tectoquinone

[¦tek·tō·kwə′nōn]
(organic chemistry)
C15H10O2 A white compound with needlelike crystals; sublimes at 177°C; insoluble in water; used as an insecticide to treat wood. Also known as 2-methyl anthraquinone.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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