Definition of quinol in English:

quinol

noun

  • another term for hydroquinone
    • ‘The presence of high concentrations of quinol in all membranes provides a basis for antioxidant action either by direct reaction with radicals or by regeneration of tocopherol and ascorbate.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Spanish quina (see quinine) + -ol.

Pronunciation

quinol

/ˈkwɪnɒl/