glutaric acid


glu·tar·ic acid

noun \glü-ˈter-ik-, -ˈta-rik-\

Definition of GLUTARIC ACID

:  a crystalline acid C5H8O4 used especially in organic synthesis

Origin of GLUTARIC ACID

probably from gluten + -aric (as in tartaric acid)
First Known Use: circa 1885

glu·tar·ic acid

noun \glü-ˌtar-ik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLUTARIC ACID

: a crystalline acid C5H8O4 used especially in organic synthesis

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