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Meaning of CARBOXYLIC ACID

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
 
 See Also: acetic acid, acid, acrylic acid, adipic acid, benzoic acid, decanedioic acid, ethanoic acid, fatty acid, hexanedioic acid, lactic acid, mucic acid, octanedioic acid, pentanoic acid, propanoic acid, propenoic acid, propionic acid, saccharic acid, sebacic acid, sorbic acid, suberic acid, succinic acid, valeric acid

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: An organic acid containing the functional group -COOH.Structurally, the group looks like:
        O=C-          |          OH 
 

 

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