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Meaning of "menadione" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MENADIONE

From me(thyl) + na(phtha) + di-1 + -one.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MENADIONE

menadione  [ˌmɛnəˈdaɪəʊn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MENADIONE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Menadione is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MENADIONE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Menadione

Menadione is a synthetic chemical compound sometimes used as a nutritional supplement because of its vitamin K activity. It is an analog of 1,4-naphthoquinone with a methyl group in the 2-position.

Definition of menadione in the English dictionary

The definition of menadione in the dictionary is a yellow crystalline compound used in fungicides and as an additive to animal feeds. Formula: C11H8O2 Also: vitamin K3.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MENADIONE


alone
əˈləʊn
bone
bəʊn
glutathione
ˌɡluːtəˈθaɪəʊn
grown
ɡrəʊn
hormone
ˈhɔːməʊn
iPhone
ˈaɪˌfəʊn
known
nəʊn
loan
ləʊn
Mon
məʊn
own
əʊn
phone
fəʊn
phytonadione
ˌfaɪtəʊnəˈdaɪəʊn
shown
ʃəʊn
smartphone
ˈsmɑːtˌfəʊn
stone
stəʊn
telephone
ˈtɛlɪˌfəʊn
tone
təʊn
trimethadione
ˌtraɪmɛθəˈdaɪəʊn
unknown
ʌnˈnəʊn
zone
zəʊn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MENADIONE

men o´ war
men-at-arms
men-of-war
men´s room
menace
menacer
menacing
menacingly
menad
Menado
menagerie
Menai Strait
menaissance
Menam
Menander
menaquinone
menarche
menarcheal
menarchial
menazon

WORDS THAT END LIKE MENADIONE

arpeggione
azione
Castiglione
con espressione
conversazione
Dione
Giorgione
Hermione
Hesione
pensione
zabaglione
zabaione

Synonyms and antonyms of menadione in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «menadione» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MENADIONE

Find out the translation of menadione to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of menadione from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «menadione» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

甲萘醌
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

menadiona
570 millions of speakers

English

menadione
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

menadione
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ميناديون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

менадион
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

menadione
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

menadione
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ménadione
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menadione
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Menadion
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

メナジオン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

메나 디온
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menadione
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

menadione
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

menadione
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेनाडोनिन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

menadione
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

menadione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

menadion
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

менадион
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

menadionă
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

menadione
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

menadione
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

menadion
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

menadione
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of menadione

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MENADIONE»

The term «menadione» is regularly used and occupies the 101.655 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MENADIONE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about menadione

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MENADIONE»

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Handbook of Microbiological Media, Third Edition
Menadione. Composition. per. 1230.0mL: Peptone 30.0g K2HP04 5.0g Yeast extract 5.0g L-Cysteine-HC1H20 0.5g Chopped meat extract filtrate 1.0L Chopped meat extract solids 200.0mL Resazurin (0.025% solution) 4.0mL Menadione ...
Ronald M. Atlas, 2004
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Vitamin K
Most of the studies were focused on vitamin K3 or menadione. Menadione undergoes either oneelectron reduction, producing semiquinone radicals, or two- electron reduction, resulting in hydroquinone (Fig. 5.3, Jaiswal, 1988; Robertson et al.
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Nutrient Requirements of Swine
Menadione (2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone) is the synthetic form of vitamin K, which has the same cyclic structure as vitamins K! and K2. All three forms of vitamin K are biologically active. Water-soluble forms of menadione are commonly used ...
‎1998
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Chemical Stability of Pharmaceuticals: A Handbook for ...
A Handbook for Pharmacists Kenneth Antonio Connors. DRUG KINETICS Reactions and Rate Equations Scheme I shows the degradation of menadione. The degradation occurs primarily via rearrangement to the epoxynaphthohydroquinone ...
Kenneth Antonio Connors, 1986
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Vitamin Analysis for the Health and Food Sciences, Second ...
Menadione (Figure 4.1) is the correct name for the compound, which was formerly called “menaquinone.” This synthetic form of vitamin K is still designated vitamin K3. Phylloquinones or vitamin K1 compounds (Figure 4.1) are produced by ...
Ronald R. Eitenmiller, W. O. Landen, Jr, Lin Ye, 2007
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Vitamin Tolerance of Animals
The parent compound of the vitamin K series, 2-methyl-1, 4- napthoquinone, is a synthetic product that was once called vitamin K3 but is now more commonly and correctly designated as menadione. Enzymes in mamma- 0 O Menadione ...
Subcommittee on Vitamin Tolerance, 1987
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Superoxide Ion: Chemistry and Biological Implications
However, at least for enterocytes,197 such a process seems to be less important than one-electron reduction of menadione. This conclusion is supported by the data obtained by Orrenius et al.,""1 who did not find any indications of menadione  ...
Igor B. Afanas'ev, 1991
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HPLC in Clinical Chemistry
So the following methods are available for the analysis of the different forms of vitamin K: polarographic determination of menadione using tetrabutylammonium iodide in aeetonitrile, polarographic determination of menadione and menadione  ...
Papadoyannis, 1990
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Vitamin K in Health and Disease
Table 6.8 excretion of urinary Menadione Following Ingestion of Various Forms of Vitamin K Form of Vitamin K amount (mg) % of Dose excreted as Menadione Menadione (n = 2) 10 19.8 ± 3.6 Phylloquinone (n = 3) 10 3.5 ±2.1 Menaquinone -4 ...
John W. Suttie, 2009
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Nutrient Requirements of Dogs and Cats
The stability of menadione from petfoods after extrusion, drying, and enrobing is low; so, the following menadione derivatives (in order of increasing recovery) are used: menadione sodium bisulfite, menadione sodium bisulfite complex, ...
Committee on Animal Nutrition, Subcommittee on Dog and Cat Nutrition, National Research Council, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MENADIONE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term menadione is used in the context of the following news items.
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A fluorescence-based bioassay for antibacterials and its application …
Article |; Singh, U., Akhtar, S., Mishra, A. & Sarkar, D. A. novel screening method based on menadione mediated reduction of tetrazolium salt for ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
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Core oxidative stress response in Aspergillus nidulans
The ΔatfA mutant was more sensitive to menadione sodium bisulfite (MSB), H 2 O 2 , t-butylhydroperoxide (tBOOH), diamide (but not to NaCl) ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jun 15»
3
Veterinarians field owners' fears about Beneful
In addition to propylene glycol, the lawsuits mention menadione, “a controversial and harmful form of vitamin K, linked to liver toxicity, allergies ... «VIN News Service, Mar 15»
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Beneful blamed for dogs' deaths in second class action lawsuit
“Beneful contains menadione, a controversial and harmful form of vitamin K, linked to liver toxicity, allergies and the abnormal break-down of ... «Washington Examiner, Mar 15»
5
Here's the Purina Beneful Ingredient List: Is it Made in China?
... Vitamin D-3 supplement, calcium iodate, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), folic acid, biotin, sodium selenite. «The Epoch Times, Feb 15»
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Lawsuit Claims Beneful Dog Food is Poisoning Pets
... Vitamin D-3 supplement, calcium iodate, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), folic acid, biotin, sodium selenite. «Food Safety News, Feb 15»
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You've Been Eating These Chemicals In Your Food For Years
Pyridoxal phosphate. Ascorbic and Nicotonic acids. Alpha-Tocopherol. Menadione. You've probably been eating all these chemicals in your ... «io9, Jan 15»
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The Power of Vitamin K
Menaquinone-4 (MK-4) is formed within animal bodies, often after they are injected with vitamin K3 (synthetic vitamin K, known as menadione). Menadione is put ... «Acupuncture Today, Dec 14»
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Top 10 Health Benefits Of Vitamin K
... K2 (menaquinones), which is formed by natural bacteria present in the intestines, and K3 (menadione), according to healthdiaries.com. «Franchise Herald, Nov 14»
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Vitamin K2 more important than you think
... researchers identified three basic forms of VK – vitamin K1 (phylloquinone), vitamin K2 (menaquinone or MK) and vitamin K3 (menadione), ... «Health24, Nov 14»

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