anthraquinone(redirected from Anthroquinone)
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1. a derivative of anthracene, used in dye manufacture.
2. any of the usually highly colored derivatives of this compound which may be yellow, orange, red, red-brown, or violet; they occur in aloe, cascara sagrada, senna, and rhubarb and have cathartic properties.
1. the 9,10 quinone derivative of anthracene, used in dye manufacture.
2. any of the derivatives of this compound, some of which are dyes. They occur in aloes, cascara sagrada, senna, and rhubarb and are cathartic.
anhracenedioneAny of a family of aromatic organic compounds which have a basic formula of C14H8O2. Anhracenedione derivatives have been formulated as laxatives, antimalarials and as antineoplastic agents.
a derivative of anthracene, a dyestuff. Its derivatives, found in aloes, cascara sagrada, senna and rhubarb, act as cathartics. See also danthron.