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carboxylic acid

noun

Definition of CARBOXYLIC ACID

:  an organic acid (as acetic acid) containing one or more carboxyl groups

First Known Use of CARBOXYLIC ACID

1883

carboxylic acid

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARBOXYLIC ACID

:  an organic acid (as an acetic acid) containing one or more carboxyl groups

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