betulinic acid

noun
bet·u·lin·ic acid | \¦be-chə-¦li-nik-\

Definition of betulinic acid 

: a crystalline triterpenoid acid C29H46(OH)COOH found in various plants (such as flowering dogwood) and obtained from betulinol by oxidation

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History and Etymology for betulinic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary betulin + -ic

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