phthalic anhydride noun
: a crystalline cyclic acid anhydride C8H4O3 used especially in making alkyd resins
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phthalic anhydride noun (Medical Dictionary)
: a crystalline cyclic acid anhydride C8H4O3 that is used especially in making alkyd resins and is a structural part of thalidomide
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